Indiana Court of Appeals
Darnell Chivers v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Reaffirmed the denial of post-conviction relief. In a rehearing clarifying its earlier opinion, the COA reaffirmed in all respects. Found Chivers was not denied effective assistance from counsel and his guilty plea was voluntary.
Jeffrey E. Howell v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms denial of Howell’s motion for the return of a laptop computer, data storage devices and other laptop accessories seized by law enforcement.
Gary McCoy v. Sandra Kay Roberts (NFP)
Domestic relation. Affirms denial of McCoy’s motion pursuant to Trial Rule 60(B)(8). Concluded McCoy did not show prima facie error with regard to the denial.
Andre Hairston v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms Hairston’s two convictions for dealing in cocaine as Class B felonies.
Andrew Albert Graovac v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction for resisting law enforcement as a Class A misdemeanor. http://media.ibj.com/Lawyer/websites/opinions/index.php?pdf=2013/july/07151302.lmb.pdf
Mack A. Sims v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post Conviction. Affirms denial of post-conviction relief. Found the state’s nondisclosure that the victim had undergone hypnosis to sharpen his recollection of the shooting did not materially affect the outcome of Sims’ trial.
Marc A. Anderson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms revocation of probation. Ruled the lower court did not abuse its discretion in determining Anderson’s sanction for violating the terms of his probation.
The Indiana Supreme Court and Tax Court issued no opinions by IL deadline. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued no Indiana decisions by IL deadline.