Criminal Justice Section
The Indiana Supreme Court recently ruled in a case involving the public intoxication statute. Read more about how this will affect practitioners who handle future public intoxication cases in this post.
Check out this post to see two different infographics that explain what eyewitness accounts stated during the trial of Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.
The 6th Annual Public Defender Ball will be held at Radio Radio in Fountain Square on Saturday, November 15. Check out this post for more information.
How can laws succeed when it comes to criminalizing behaviors that cause hurt feelings? In this post, read from someone who argues that, simply put: They can't.
Don't miss this CLE on Monday, Dec. 8: "Managing Stress to Avoid Burnout". Save the date and register today. Check out this post for details.
The purpose of the IndyBar Criminal Justice section is to promote the objects of the Association within the field of criminal law. The Section studies and reports upon the proposed, necessary and desirable Federal and State legislation; encourages members of the Association interested in the problems of criminal law matters throughout Indiana to meet and confer upon their various problems through this Section; promotes the legal education of members of the Bar and the public on the problems of criminal law through the sponsoring of meetings, institutes and conferences and by preparing and publishing legal writings in the field of criminal law.
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A Message from the Section Chair
“The IndyBar Criminal Justice section represents a diverse population of criminal practitioners in the Indianapolis area, from private attorneys to prosecutors and public defenders to judicial officers. As chair of the section, I encourage you to get involved with the section and attend one of the section's regular educational programs or networking events. ”
James Edgar - 2014 Criminal Justice Section Chair - J. Edgar Law Office