7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Jeff Whitely, et al. v. Anthony Moravec, et al.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division. Judge David F. Hamilton.
Civil. Plaintiffs sued an Indiana company incorporated in New York to satisfy the penalty claims after the Indiana company entered into bankruptcy and was late paying wages and fringe benefits. Affirms the District Court correctly concluded that New York Bus. Corp. L. Section 630(a) doesn’t make defendants liable for a penalty under Indiana law.
Indiana Supreme Court
Jeffrey Tharp v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Reverses Tharp’s conviction of invasion of privacy. The evidence is insufficient that he received adequate notice of the protective order.
Richard Joslyn v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms Joslyn’s convictions of stalking and invasion of privacy. The minor defect in the service of a protective order was cured by Joslyn’s statements to police and his testimony at trial that he found the protective order at his residence.
Indiana Court of Appeals
James M. Thompson, D.O. v. Amy Gerowitz, et al.
Civil tort. Affirms the trial court properly denied Dr. Thompson’s motion for judgment on the evidence on the issue of causation. Thompson waived his argument regarding judgment on the evidence on the issue of informed consent because he raised it for the first time on appeal. Orders a new trial based on the allegations of juror misconduct and bias.
Don J. Herrington Jr. v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class D felony intimidation.
Keith Hopkins v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class B felony possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon and Class A misdemeanor invasion of privacy.
D'Wan Maxwell v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
SS Enterprise v. La Joya Apartment, Inc. (NFP)
Civil collections. Affirms dismissal with prejudice of SS Enterprise’s complaint against La Joya Apartment.
Barbara L. Earle v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of and sentence for murder.
Joey Addison v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of felony murder.
Emily R. Meyer v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class A felony conspiracy to commit murder.
Timothy Allen Anderson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms revocation of probation.
Tony Lee Parish v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony burglary and sentences for that conviction, Class B felony conspiracy to commit robbery, and Class B felony robbery.
Indiana Tax Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.