Indiana Supreme Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.
Indiana Court of Appeals
John G. Cooper v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms five-year enhancement imposed under the Firearm Enhancement Statute following the jury’s determination Cooper knowingly or intentionally used a firearm in the commission of reckless homicide, a Class C felony. Double jeopardy principles aren’t implicated in this case. Also affirms aggregate 13-year sentence.
Connie Ellis, et al. v. City of Martinsville, et al.
Civil tort. Affirms grant of motions for summary judgment in favor of the City of Martinsville, Martinsville Fire Department, and Terry Hart, assistant fire chief. There are no issues of genuine fact regarding alleged willful and wanton misconduct and Hart’s actions were within the scope of his employment.
James Eugene Roberts v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class A felony dealing in cocaine.
In the matter of the estate of Raymond L. Domelle; Gloria J. Domelle v. Charles and Maria Barman (NFP)
Estate, supervised. Reverses $68,500 judgment following a jury verdict in favor of the Barmans. Remands to direct the probate court to enter judgment in favor of the estate.
Marvin M. Willis v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of operating a vehicle while intoxicated as a Class D felony and dismisses Willis’ appeal as it relates to the challenge of the enhancement of the conviction from a Class C misdemeanor to the Class D felony.
Joseph Fields v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of felony murder.
Donald J. Woolsey v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of two counts of Class D felony perjury.
Anthony M. Jessie v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of Class B misdemeanors battery and disorderly conduct, and Class A misdemeanor resisting law enforcement.
Indiana Tax Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.