Criminal Justice Section
Attend this CLE on September 19 for an update on expungement law and policy changes.
Join IndyBar for an open forum on plans for the city's proposed consolidated criminal justice complex.
An assessment of Missouri's Public Defender System shows that attorneys' excessive workloads can infringe on criminal defendants' right to effective counsel.
A lethal injection execution lasted close to two hours before the pronouncement of death.
Indiana's expungement law has parts that don't make sense, according to some attorneys and judges.
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