Monthly Archives: January 2022

Avoid Drunk Driving in Indiana During the Holiday Season


The song says, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year,” but it’s one of the most dangerous times of the year too. As travel and socializing increase exponentially between Thanksgiving and Christmas, so does drunk driving fatalities. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Christmas period sees an average of 45 […]

The Challenges of a Double DUI in Indiana

Criminal Defense

A man and his wife ended up in double DUI trouble outside of Poseyville, Indiana recently. According to Fox59, the Indiana man was driving home one evening when he crashed into a semi-truck. He called his wife to pick him up at the scene of the accident. But when she arrived, she promptly crashed into […]

Don Lemon’s Battery Lawsuit and What We Can Learn From It

Criminal Defense

In 2019, CNN anchor Don Lemon was sued for sexual assault and battery in New York state court by Dustin Hice, and new developments suggest that the case will be tried in court next year. According to the complaint, Hice alleged that, at a bar, Lemon “put his hand down the front of his own […]

What Types of Physical Contact Can Be Considered Battery?

Criminal Defense

In October 2021, a Heltonville woman was arrested following an allegation that she had “head-butted” another woman earlier this year. According to news reports, the alleged perpetrator grabbed another woman by her shoulders, then head-butted the other woman—leaving the victim with bruising on her head. Given the women had some type of relationship, the defendant […]

How Does Indiana Charge Crimes of Political Violence?

Criminal Defense

There’s no single Indiana statute that covers all forms of violence of a political nature; a case will always depend on the facts. And, practically speaking, a prosecutor would likely consider filing a number of charges that would, and would not, include a political aspect. But let’s consider some state laws that can relate to […]