Indiana High Court Upholds Its Ruling In Home Entry Case

From the Associated Press The Indiana Supreme Court is upholding its ruling that residents don’t have the right to resist police officers who illegally enter their homes. The 4-1 decision released today comes four months after the court ruled against an Evansville man charged with blocking and shoving a police officer who tried to go… Continue reading Indiana High Court Upholds Its Ruling In Home Entry Case

Hoosiers Speak Out Against High Court Ruling

An Indiana legislative study committee heard public comment today regarding a controversial state Supreme Court ruling made earlier this year. It involves the case of Richard Barnes, who was convicted of shoving an officer who had come into his Evansville home without a warrant during a domestic dispute between Barnes and his wife. The high… Continue reading Hoosiers Speak Out Against High Court Ruling

Lawmakers Begin Hearings On Indiana High Court Ruling

An Indiana legislative committee has begun a formal review of a recent state Supreme Court ruling that says homeowners should not resist police who illegally enter their homes. The panel is chaired by Republican state Senator Brent Steele, who says lawmakers need to clarify self-defense and search-and-seizure laws. “I see this as two trains headed… Continue reading Lawmakers Begin Hearings On Indiana High Court Ruling

Indiana Panel to Review Court Decision on Police Entry

A special committee of Indiana legislators will consider whether lawmakers can do anything about a recent state Supreme Court Ruling that said Indiana residents don’t have the right to resist police officers who illegally enter homes. Republican Senator Brent Steele will chair the committee, which will determine whether the General Assembly can overturn the ruling… Continue reading Indiana Panel to Review Court Decision on Police Entry

More Than 200 Rally Against Indiana High Court Ruling

The organizer of a rally in Indiana is urging people to vote to remove the state Supreme Court justice who wrote a ruling that residents don’t have the right to resist police officers who illegally enter their homes. About 250 people turned up at the Indiana Statehouse today to protest the ruling. Organizer Jeff Houk… Continue reading More Than 200 Rally Against Indiana High Court Ruling

Indiana Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID Law

by Stephanie Crosby The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the state’s law that requires voters to show photo identification in order to cast a ballot. The court ruled the law as constitutional on a 4-to-1 vote, saying the General Assembly does have the authority to create such a requirement. It was passed by a Republican-controlled… Continue reading Indiana Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID Law

Indiana High Court Hears Card Counting Case

By Rick Howlett Oral arguments were presented Wednesday before the Indiana Supreme Court in the case of an Indianapolis man who sued a casino after it banned him from the blackjack table for counting cards. The attorney for Tom Donovan says the Grand Victoria Casino and Resort had no right to ban him from the… Continue reading Indiana High Court Hears Card Counting Case

Indiana High Court Hears Arguments In Voter ID Suit

By Rick Howlett Indiana’s voter ID law was the focus of arguments Thursday before the state Supreme Court. The high court has taken up an appeal of a lower court ruling last year that overturned the state law requiring that voters produce a government-issued photo ID at the polls. The League of Women Voters argues… Continue reading Indiana High Court Hears Arguments In Voter ID Suit