Opinions Sept. 14, 2011

September 14, 2011
KEYWORDS Opinions / neglect

7th Circuit Court of Appeals had posted no opinions from Indiana courts at IL deadline.

Indiana Supreme Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.

Indiana Court of Appeals
Kenneth Dwayne Vaughn v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Reverses trial court’s denial of motion for mistrial, holding that restraining the defendant in the presence of the jury could have influenced the jury’s verdict.

David Pannell v. Steve Carter, et al. (NFP)
Civil plenary. Affirms trial court’s denial of motion to amend complaint.

Term. of Parent-Child Rel. of A.R.; S.S. v. IDCS (NFP)
Juvenile. Affirms termination of father’s parental rights.

Robert Johnson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of and sentence for Class C felony battery.

Thomas A. Carpenter v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms trial court’s denial of Carpenter’s petition to have his felony conviction converted to a misdemeanor. Chief Judge Robb dissents.

Valdis J. Minkis v. Sherry J. Minkis (NFP)
Domestic relation. Affirms division of marital property.

Janice White v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A misdemeanor criminal mischief.

Indiana State Police v. Tyjuan Mayes (NFP)
Miscellaneous. Reverses trial court’s grant of Mayes’ motion to reconsider dismissal, holding Mayes failed to file an original or certified copy of the agency record as required by Indiana Code 4-21.5-5-13(a).

Christopher R. Perry v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms revocation of probation.

Indiana Tax Court had posted no opinions at IL deadline.