Practically every appellate and post-conviction lawyer has a client in the Indiana D.O.C. Communicating with those clients effectively can be a challenge. Using JPay, the D.O.C.’s inmate email system, is a bad idea for regular…Continue Reading
Effective September 1, 2018, appellate attorneys in Indiana will be required to electronically file their notices of appeal. The good news is that we do not have to wait until then; we can begin e-filing…Continue Reading
Beginning September 1, 2018, we will be allowed/required to electronically file notices of appeal with the Appellate Clerk. This is welcome news!
When you love what you do, people notice. My partner in law (and in life) loves working with children in the juvenile justice system. He also enjoys working alongside public defenders who advocate for children.…Continue Reading
Last week the Supreme Court of Indiana decided the companion cases of B.A. v. State and D.Z. v. State. For the first time, the Court addressed when students are entitled to Miranda warnings in school settings. The two…Continue Reading
The Wieneke Law Office recently ventured into uncharted territory: our first attempt at an offer of friendship to the highest court in the land. Yes, we filed our first brief on behalf of amicus curiae…Continue Reading
On April 27, 2018, the Supreme Court of Indiana handed down its decision in Douglas Kirby v. State. The Chief Justice, writing for a unanimous Court, held that a criminal defendant cannot challenge on post-conviction…Continue Reading
Today marks the beginning of a new adventure for the Wieneke Law Office, LLC. For years our firm was a regular supporter of the Indiana Law Blog. The information provided by the ILB was so…Continue Reading