David E. Vandercoy
Professor Emeritus of Law
LL.M., New York University School of Law (1980)
J.D., Dickinson School of Law (1974)
B.A., Pennsylvania State University (1971)
Criminal and Civil Litigation (trial and appellate)
The History of the Second Amendment, 28 VAL. U.L.R. 1007 (1994)
Representative Matters Handled
United States v. Styles Taylor, capital murder trial, No. 2:01CR-0073 (N.D. Ind.), opinions resolving pretrial issues at 293 F.Supp. 2d 884, 302 F.Supp. 2d 901, 316 F.Supp. 2d 730, 328 F.Supp. 2d 915 (Five month jury trial, July-November, 2004, resulting in a life verdict).
Allen v. State, 959 N.E.2d 343 (Ind. App. 2001) (restoration of appellate rights).
State of Indiana v. Sharon Garland, 719 N.E.2d 1184 (Ind. 1999) retrial after remand, 75C01-9602-CF-00011, Starke Circuit Court (Homicide case retrial after I obtained reversal of conviction on appeal).
Janowsky v. United States, 133 F.3d 888 (Fed. Cir. 1998) trial after remand, No. 90-3846 C, Court of Federal Claims. Sole counsel (suit against the Government for taking a business for use in a sting operation).
Honors and Professional Activities
State Pro Bono Commission
Attorney Specialization Committee
ABA Site Team Member