Indiana Supreme Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.
Indiana Court of Appeals
Brenda Moore v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Reverses conviction of Class B misdemeanor public intoxication. Under the circumstances, Moore was not in a public place and therefore the evidence is insufficient to support a conviction of public intoxication. Judge Vaidik dissents.
Kelly A. Fisher v. Estate of Robert Fisher, et al.
Estate. Reverses judgment in favor of the personal representatives of the Estate of Robert Fisher. The refund of the premium paid for an annuity, which Robert Fisher purchased in the name of the family limited partnership and later re-titled in his name, is the property of the family limited partnership. Orders the annuity premium refund to be deposited with the Fisher Family Limited Partnership.
Hamrick's Diesel Service & Trailer Repair, LLC v. City of Evansville, by and through its Board of Public Works
Civil plenary. Affirms summary judgment for the City of Evansville and dismissal of Hamrick’s case. Since Hamrick had no right to have its bid considered it cannot sustain a legal claim to have been deprived of a contractual right for which it is entitled to damages from the city.
Term. of Parent-Child Rel. of K.G.; A.G. v. Allen County D.C.S. (NFP)
Juvenile. Affirms termination of parental rights.
William Howard v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class C felony burglary.
Gary Parsons v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Affirms denial of petition for post-conviction relief.
Joseph C. Bannon v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class D felony attempted obstruction of justice and Class C felony reckless homicide.
Douglas Griffith v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of domestic battery as a Class D felony and battery as a Class A misdemeanor.
Kristina Byers-Escobedo v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of and sentence for Class A felony neglect of a dependent.
Stacy Price v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A felony dealing in cocaine.
J.H. v. Review Board (NFP)
Civil. Affirms the dismissal of J.H.’s appeal before the Review Board of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
James Merket v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Dismisses appeal of conviction of impersonation of a public servant as a Class D felony since Merket is now deceased.
Indiana Tax Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.