7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Linda K. Roddy v. Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, New Albany Division, Judge Tanya Walton Pratt.
Civil. Vacates judgment of the District Court and remands Roddy’s case for disability insurance benefits to the Social Security Administration for further proceedings. Finds the administrative law judge made a number of errors in his consideration of the record, in which he denied her benefits.
Indiana Court of Appeals
Jermaine Hines v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon. Law enforcement had reasonable suspicion of criminal activity to detain Hines.
John F. Harris, III v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms conviction of possession of cocaine, enhanced to a Class B felony because the offense occurred within 1,000 feet of a family housing complex. There was proof that children were residing in the immediate vicinity at the time of the offense. Reverses habitual offender finding because the state failed to prove Harris has more than one dealing offense.
Kelly Bertholet Stokes v. Estate of Kenneth Stokes (NFP)
Estate, supervised. Dismisses interlocutory appeal filed by Kelly Bertholet Stokes after her motion to correct error was denied following the denial of her motion for reimbursement of monies seized by bank.
Danielle Kelly v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Grants rehearing to address Kelly’s claim that the court failed to consider a “dispositive fact” in its discussion regarding incriminating statements, but affirms opinion in all respects which upheld denial of Kelly’s motion to suppress.
Matthew A. Parks v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class C felony child molesting.
Jonathan Books v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sanction for probation violation.