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Elkhart 4 Oral Argument – February 26, 2015

The Indiana Supreme Court has set the “Elkhart 4” felony murder cases for oral argument on February 26, 2015, at 10:30 a.m.  On that day, the oral argument can be viewed online by going here.  The Court’s summary of the … Continue reading

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Elkhart 4 Court of Appeals Decision

On September 12, 2014, the Indiana Court of Appeals issued an opinion on the appeals of Blake Layman and Levi Sparks.  Both were part of the so-called “Elkhart 4” who were convicted of felony murder after one of their friends, Danzele Johnson, was … Continue reading

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The Elkhart 4

In January 2014, the Dr. Phil Show highlighted a criminal case from Elkhart, Indiana, that resulted in two juveniles being convicted and sentenced pursuant to Indiana’s felony murder law.  Neither killed another human being, but were present when a co-defendant … Continue reading

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