Category Archives: American Prisons

Indiana Asks the State Supreme Court to Reverse its Elkhart 4 Decision

Late last week Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Elkhart Country Prosecutor Curtis Hill announced that they had asked the Indiana Supreme Court to have a new hearing in the case of the Elkhart Four.  Mr. Zoeller and Mr. Hill want the Indiana Supreme Court’s September 2015 ruling reversed.  Needless to say those who support Blake Layman, Levi Sparks, Anthony Sharp

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MTV – One Bad Choice — Levi Sparks — Will Air This Wednesday

MTV’s will air an episode of their show “One Bad Choice” which will feature Levi Sparks of the Elkhart 4.  The Episode will air on Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 11:00pm ET/PT. Producers of the show have provided this blog with the following synopsis. “One Bad Choice” explores the consequences of young people who made a single, terrible decision that

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The Case of the Elkhart 4 Captures the Attention of an International Audience

From Norway, to Belgium, from Canada, to the UK, to The Netherlands and beyond the story of the Elkhart 4 continues to make news internationally. BELGIUM Here is a headline from a Belgian news site on Thursday February 26, 2015. Hoe krijgt een ‘onschuldige’ tiener 55 jaar celstraf voor moord?   Translated the article title is “How does an “innocent” teen get 55

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The Guardian Writes About Blake Layman of the Elkhart 4

One of the biggest newspapers in the UK, The Guardian, has written an in-depth article featuring Blake Layman of the Elkhart 4.  Ed Pilkington has written an article that looks at the felony murder rule in Indiana and the situation around the case of the Elkhart 4.  It is a great read for anyone interested in this case. To read

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MTV to Feature ‘Levi Sparks’ of the Elkhart 4

According to IMDB (Internet Movie Database) MTV will be doing an episode on The Elkhart 4 entitled ‘Levi Sparks’ — This is part of a series called One Bad Choice — IMDB suggests the episode will air January 1, 2015 — More details as they become available (confirmed by the Indiana Department of Corrections in this newsletter )  

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Tonight — ABC Nightline Prime — Episode on the Elkhart 4

NEW — Video Preview of the episode:  – http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/elkhart-murder-conviction-questioned-24725761 Tonight — at 10:00 pm — ABC News Magazine show Nightline Prime will feature the case of the Elkhart 4. ABC News has published a full story discussing the case — read the story here — The story can be seen on ABC stations across the country at 10:00 pm. We will

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