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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Ind. Decisions - Collected entries: Should we require corroborating evidence when certain offenses are supported only by the testimony of a single witness?

Since there was such interest in this topic, I've created an ILB "Category" for the Leyva discussion to make it...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, July 28, 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012

Ind. Decisions - Yet more on: Is it time to consider whether we should require corroborating evidence when certain offenses are supported only by the testimony of a single witness? [Updated with response]

ILB Note: Mr. Jerrells sent an entry last evening, and Ms. Wieneke sent a response this morning, so I am...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 27, 2012

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Ind. Decisions - Even more on: Is it time to consider whether we should require corroborating evidence when certain offenses are supported only by the testimony of a single witness?

In response to my call for thoughts on Judge Baker's dissent in Erasmo Leyva, Jr. v. State of Indiana, a...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 26, 2012

Ind. Decisions - More on: Is it time to consider whether we should require corroborating evidence when certain offenses are supported only by the testimony of a single witness?

In response to this ILB entry yesterday from a prosecutor responding to Judge Baker's dissent in Erasmo Leyva, Jr. v....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 26, 2012

Ind. Decisions - Is it time to consider whether we should require corroborating evidence when certain offenses are supported only by the testimony of a single witness?

Updating this ILB entry from yesterday, attorney Greg Bowes writes:I am responding to your request for comments on the notion...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 26, 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ind. Decisions - Still more on: Thoughts on today's decision in Erasmo Leyva, Jr. v. State of Indiana?

Attorney Greg Bowes writes:Try Gaddis v. State, 253 Ind. 73, 251 N.E.2d 658 (Ind. 1969), for a reversal, although it...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ind. Decisions - More responses to: Thoughts on today's decision in Erasmo Leyva, Jr. v. State of Indiana?

In response to this ILB entry from earlier this afternoon, and this response, another reader writes:The prosecutor who wrote to...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ind. Decisions - A response to: Thoughts on today's decision in Erasmo Leyva, Jr. v. State of Indiana?

In response to this ILB entry from earlier this afternoon, a prosecutor has sent the following:First, this isn't a new...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ind. Decisions - Thoughts on today's decision in Erasmo Leyva, Jr. v. State of Indiana?

Read today's 2-1 COA decision in Erasmo Leyva, Jr. v. State of Indiana (ILB entry here), a reader writes: I...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ind. Decisions - Court of Appeals issues 2 today (and 14 NFP)

For publication opinions today (2): In North Gibson School Corporation v. Shea Truelock, Brian Douglas, Doyin Barrett, Tony Hensley, Lacee...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 25, 2012