Criminal Justice Section

July 24, 2014
Arizona Man's Execution Took Nearly Two Hours

A lethal injection execution lasted close to two hours before the pronouncement of death.

July 21, 2014
Pros and Cons of Expungement Law

Indiana's expungement law has parts that don't make sense, according to some attorneys and judges.

July 17, 2014
California Death Penalty Declared Unconstitutional

A federal judge stated that the"dysfunctional" capital punishment system in California violates the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.

July 14, 2014
Marion Superior Court Seeks Court Administrator

Applications for the position will be accepted through July 26.

July 1, 2014
Indiana General Assembly Special Session Resolves Conflicts in New Criminal Code

The new criminal code resolves conflicts about police officers' ability to arrest theft suspects. Several drug laws also changed and child molestation sentencing was updated.

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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

James Edgar

“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

Marion Superior Court Probation Department Phone Lists:
  • Click here for the Juvenile Division phone list by office.
  • Click here for the Adult Division phone list by office.
  • Click here for the Adult Division phone list in alphabetical order.