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Office of the Indiana Attorney General

Attorney General > About the Office > Appeals Appeals Division

The Attorney General’s Appellate Division's attorneys represent the state in both civil and criminal appeals, as well as in other specialized areas. This means they work to uphold sentences - and keep criminals in prison.

Civil Appeals

Represents the state in cases involving constitutional issues, civil rights, consumer protection, government benefits, and employment matters, as well as business regulations and cases involving torts and claims against the state.

Criminal Appeals

Represents the state in criminal cases appealed to all levels of the judiciary and provides assistance to prosecuting attorneys throughout the state.

Habeas Corpus

Pursues the state’s interests when inmates file actions in Federal District Court alleging their convictions violate the U.S. Constitution.

Capital Post-Conviction

Represents the state when death row inmates return to trial courts to challenge convictions.

For Prosecutors

Please use this form to request an appeal of a trial court's judgment in a criminal or civil matter involving your office.