Tag Archives: Amicus Curiae

Top Juvenile Justice Lawyer and Advocate Joins the Case of the Elkhart 4

  As we have already reported the Juvenile Law Center filed an amicus curiae in support of the appeals of Levi Sparks and Blake Layman. The Court of Appeals for Indiana approved this week an amendment to the amicus curiae submitted by the Juvenile Law Center in support of Layman and Sparks. What is significant about this amendment is that

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Appeals Update #5 — The Appeals Court Approves 2 Supportive Briefs

On Friday February 28, 2014 the Indiana Court of Appeals approved the inclusion of two amici curiaes (briefs submitted by friends of the court) supporting the appeals filed by Blake Layman and Levi Sparks for their 2013 felony murder convictions.  As we first reported earlier in the week several groups not directly associated with the ‘Elkhart 4’ have asked to file briefs

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