7th Circuit Court of Appeals posted no opinions at IL deadline.
Indiana Supreme Court and Indiana Tax Court posted no opinions at IL deadline.
Indiana Court of Appeals
Allison Riggle v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Reverses conviction of Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana. The traffic stop was invalid because Riggle did not commit a traffic violation. Remands with instructions to vacate her conviction.
Latisha Lawson v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms convictions of murder, Class C felony neglect of a dependent, Class D felony neglect of a dependent and Class D felony battery. There is sufficient evidence to support the jury’s rejection of Lawson’s insanity defense.
Thomas A. Neu and Elizabeth A. Neu, and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Brett Gibson
Mortgage foreclosure. Reverses denial of the Neus’ motion for relief from judgment and their request for attorney fees following Gibson’s full credit bid during a sheriff’s sale of real property located in Michigan. Remands with instructions to award the Neus reasonable attorney fees in litigating this action since August 2007.
Larry R. Busche, II v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of and sentence for Class B felony rape.
Raymond H. Mims v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class C felony forgery.
Sharon D. Collins v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms imposition of consecutive sentences for Collins’ four Class B felony arson convictions, but remands with instructions to resentence her because the arson sentences violate the statutory maximum for felony convictions arising out of an episode of criminal conduct.
Gary W. Ferguson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A felony dealing in a narcotic drug.
Seth T. Lipscomb v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of Class A misdemeanor resisting law enforcement and Class D felony theft.
In Re the Estate of Nancy Jean McMillen, Donna McMillen v. Thomas Kane (NFP)
Estate, supervised. Affirms denial of Donna McMillen’s petition in which she sought to remove Kane as the personal representative of the estate and as trustee of a trust established by Nancy McMillen’s will, of which Donna McMillen was the named beneficiary.
Michael West v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Affirms denial of petition for post-conviction relief.
Russell W. Yerden v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Affirms in part and reverses in part denial of petition for post-conviction relief. Remands for correction of Yerden’s sentence.