WHAT ABOUT ROY?

On December 12, 2017 the electorate of red state Alabama will go to the polls in a special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when he became Attorney General. Republican candidate Roy Moore won a spot on the ballot by defeating interim Senator Luther Strange, who was favored by “establishment” […]

THE ROBERT NEARY UPDATE

The name of former LaPorte County Deputy Prosecutor Robert Neary has received considerable attention, all negative, from the CLB. On this sixth day of November, 2017 there came an end to Neary’s disciplinary case commenced December 17, 2015. He will be suspended beginning December 18, 2017 for four years without automatic reinstatement. It is likely […]

SHUT IT DOWN: THE INVALIDITY OF MUNICIPAL CODE VIOLATION NOTICES

Small Claims Court has a duly authorized (Small Claims Rule 2) dual-purpose form which is a Notice of Claim (Complaint) on one side and a Summons/Return of Summons on the other. For State law traffic infractions plus municipal code violations¹ (traffic or not) IC 9-30-3-6(c) provides another convenient hybrid complaint and summons for the commencement […]