7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Maetta Vance v. Ball State University, et al.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division, Judge Sarah Evans Barker.
Civil. Affirms District Court’s summary judgment for the defendants and dismissal of discrimination lawsuit, stating the plaintiff failed to prove that her treatment at work was in any way affected by her race, and that the plaintiff did not prove that Ball State University was negligent in taking steps to remediate reported harassment.
Indiana Supreme Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.
Indiana Court of Appeals
J.H. v. State of Indiana
Juvenile. Reverses and remands with instructions to vacate restitution order. Holds that the juvenile court failed to recognize the state must prove validity of damage estimates and that the court did not adequately investigate J.H.’s ability to pay.
Nicholas Mills v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class C felony child molestation.
John Warren v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of Class A misdemeanor resisting law enforcement and Class B misdemeanor criminal recklessness. Reverses conviction of Class A misdemeanor driving while suspended within ten years of a similar prior infraction and remands with instructions to amend by vacating Class A misdemeanor conviction and entering Class A infraction in its place.
Timmy Todd Zieman v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A felony attempted murder.
Bryan Ward v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.
C.W. v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Juvenile. Affirms adjudication as a juvenile delinquent for an act that would be child molesting if committed by an adult
Robert J. Boswell v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms 30-year sentence for Class A voluntary manslaughter.
Indiana Tax Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.