Indiana Tax Court and Indiana Supreme Court had issued no opinions at IL deadline.
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
United States of America v. Anthony Raupp
United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division, Judge Tanya Walton Pratt.
Criminal. Affirms District Court’s determination that Raupp was a “career offender,” due to a previous crime of violence, and affirms 100-month sentence. Judge Diane Wood dissented, holding that the majority relied on a note in the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines that is for agency interpretation of its own rule.
Indiana Court of Appeals
Kenneth A. Lainhart v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony dealing in methamphetamine.
Town of Griffith and the Griffith Fire Department v. T.M. Somers Fire Equipment, Inc. (NFP)
Civil tort. Reverses trial court’s denial of Town of Griffith and Griffith Fire Department’s motion for summary judgment, holding that T.M. Somers Fire Equipment did not submit a timely open door policy complaint and also failed to timely file its notice of tort claim.
A.V. v. Indiana Department of Child Services (NFP)
Juvenile. Affirms termination of mother’s parental rights.