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Posted on: Aug 15, 2019

Kids make stupid mistakes – it is a part of growing up. But what happens when the law gets involved? Does it serve our community to punish children in a similar way we do adults?

Posted on: Jul 17, 2019

The goal of the program is to assist individuals in the community with expungement-related questions and to help get their driver's licenses back.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2019

Technology is expanding, evolving, and improving at an explosive rate. Society, including law enforcement, is struggling to keep pace with these seemingly daily developments. This paper addresses facial recognition technology used by law enforcement to enhance surveillance capabilities and the associated legal issues it raises.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2019

The Marion County Felony Diversion Program began operation in December of 2017 and provides evidence based programming designed to improve an offender’s quality of life, reduce recidivism, and break the cycle of criminal activity. All offenders accepted into the program are placed on pre-trial probation supervised by the program’s probation officer of Marion County Probation Department. 

Posted on: May 8, 2019

Recently, a judge in California cleared thousands of criminal records with one stroke of his pen. He did it thanks to a ground-breaking new algorithm that reduces a process that took months to mere minutes. The programmers behind it say: we’re just getting started solving America’s urgent problems.

Posted on: May 2, 2019

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following criminal law related legislation.

Posted on: May 2, 2019

An effort to change Indiana law so that children as young as 12 could face attempted murder charges in adult court has failed in the state Legislature.

Posted on: May 1, 2019

Indiana is among several states to change their approach to the restoration of a person's rights and status after an arrest or conviction. In the last two years, more than 20 states have expanded or added laws to help people move on from their criminal records.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2019

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following criminal law related legislation.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2019

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following criminal law related legislation.


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