September 13, 9:30 a.m. Joseph E. Corcoran v. State of Indiana

    Corcoran was convicted of four counts of murder, and was sentenced to death by the Allen Superior Court. In this mandatory direct appeal, Corcoran argues the death sentence is erroneous.

Attorneys for Corcoran
P. Stephen Miller
John C. Bohdan
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Attorney for State
Priscilla J. Fossum
Indianapolis, Indiana

September 28, 9:30 a.m.     Vincent J. Prowell v. State of Indiana

    Prowell pled guilty to murder and was sentenced to death. Prowell v. State, 687 N.E.2d 563 (Ind. 1997). The Vanderburg Circuit Court denied post-conviction relief from the conviction and sentence, and Prowell appeals arguing various errors in his lawyer’s performance and the trial court proceedings.

Attorneys for Prowell
Barbara S. Blackman
Laura L. Volk
Steven H. Schutte
Indianapolis, IN

Attorney for State
Thomas D. Perkins
Indianapolis, IN