What post conviction relief remedies are there in Indiana?

For many people, facing the criminal justice system is a daunting event which might result in life-changing consequences. A conviction can mean incarceration, fines, restitution or community service. It is not uncommon for people to pursue an appeal to change a negative outcome. For many, however, a...

Nun’s DWI/DUI case noteworthy for myriad reasons

Some of our readers across Indiana might find the above blog post headline to be a bit jarring, given the immediate disconnect that logically seems to exist between nuns and drunk driving charges. We submit that any such discordance serves well to underscore an initial and fundamental point about d...

A movement to end solitary confinement for juveniles

Stop Solitary for Kids is a campaign that focuses on alternatives for children and teenagers housed in juvenile detention centers. Through public awareness, staff training, and local, state and federal policy and legislation models, the initiative's goal is to end solitary confinement for incarcerat...

White collar crime: intense investigations, tough penalties

WhiteYou certainly don't have to be convicted of a violent crime to be sentenced to a prison term in Indiana or anywhere else across the country. In fact, a criminal conviction on a white collar crime charge can often bring about the same result, with incarceration sometimes being for an even longe...