Indiana Supreme Court and Indiana Tax Court had issued no opinions by IL deadline.
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
United States of America v. Michael Sheneman
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, South Bend Division, Judge Jon E. DeGuilio.
Criminal. Affirms convictions and sentence for four counts of wire fraud in a two-year mortgage fraud scheme. Holds that Sheneman’s sentence enhancements were justified, due to the sophisticated means used to execute the fraud.
Indiana Court of Appeals
City of Elkhart, Indiana v. SFS, LLC and Jefferson Group, LLC
Miscellaneous. Affirms trial court’s order rescinding its previous order that a tax deed be issued to the City of Elkhart, holding that because the city failed to provide adequate notice to the property owner, its tax deed is void.
Richard Dean Martin v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Affirms convictions of six counts of Class A felony child molesting.