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The Indiana Court of Appeals will hear arguments in Christopher Bryant v. State of Indiana Tuesday at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis.

Students in the government and law and Advanced Placement government classes will attend the oral argument and later join the judges for an informal question-and-answer session about Indiana’s judicial branch of government.

In the Lake County case, Christopher Bryant was convicted of two Class A felony counts of dealing in a narcotic drug, Class A misdemeanor resisting law enforcement and Class A misdemeanor marijuana possession. He also admitted to being a habitual substance offender and received an aggregate prison sentence of 45 years.

On appeal, Bryant claims that he was denied effective assistance of trial counsel because his lawyer failed to file a motion to suppress evidence obtained through an allegedly illegal search and seizure. He also claims the trial court abused its discretion in denying his mistrial motion and that the court abused its discretion in sentencing him.

Judges Cale J. Bradford, Patricia A. Riley, and Carr L. Darden will hear the arguments, which begin at 1:40 p.m. in the high school’s Little Theater, 7802 Hague Road, Indianapolis.
 

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  2. Um the affidavit from the lawyer is admissible, competent evidence of reasonableness itself. And anybody who had done law work in small claims court would not have blinked at that modest fee. Where do judges come up with this stuff? Somebody is showing a lack of experience and it wasn't the lawyers

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  4. Females now rule over every appellate court in Indiana, and from the federal southern district, as well as at the head of many judicial agencies. Give me a break, ladies! Can we men organize guy-only clubs to tell our sob stories about being too sexy for our shirts and not being picked for appellate court openings? Nope, that would be sexist! Ah modernity, such a ball of confusion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmRsWdK0PRI

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