Indiana Court of Appeals
Teaching Our Posterity Success, Inc. v. Indiana Department of Education and Indiana State Board of Education
Civil plenary. Reverses dismissal of Teaching Our Posterity Success’ petition for judicial review challenging a decision by the Department of Education and State Board of Education to remove TOPS from its list of approved supplemental educational services providers. Remands to the DOE for the entry of statutorily mandated findings and conclusions to accompany its final order regarding TOPS.
Michael D. English v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence for Class D felony trespass and Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
Joseph Curnutt v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions and sentence for Class B felony battery, Class D felony battery and admission to habitual offender status.
Baldev R. Saini v. Review Board of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Integrity Staffing Solutions I (NFP)
Agency action. Affirms decision that Saini is ineligible for unemployment benefits.
Donald W. Esco v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms denial of motion to suppress.
Andrew Wallace v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of Class D felony domestic battery, two counts of Class D felony battery on a child with injury, and status as a habitual offender, but reverses the sentence as it violates I.C. 35-50-1-2(c). Remands for resentencing consistent with the opinion.
David Lewicki v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence for Class A felony robbery, Class B felony criminal confinement, Class C felony battery and for being a habitual offender.
Thomas W. Demeester v. Rebecca Demeester (NFP)
Domestic relation. Affirms determination husband dissipated marital assets so as to justify a deviation from the presumptive equal division of marital property. Reverses portion of the order requiring husband to pay 93 percent of the child’s primary and educational expenses and remands with instructions to reconsider the parties’ responsibilities for the educational expenses or to clarify the basis for its decision in that regard.
The Indiana Supreme Court and Tax Court posted no opinions by IL deadline. The 7th Circuit court of Appeals posted no Indiana decisions by IL deadline.