Indiana Supreme Court
State of Indiana v. Tammy Sue Harper
Criminal. Affirms grant of Harper’s motion for a sentence modification sought more than 365 days after she was originally sentenced. The prosecutor’s conduct and communications adequately conveyed the “approval of the prosecuting attorney” required in I.C. 35-38-1-17(b).
Indiana Court of Appeals
Kenneth B. Hutslar v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A misdemeanor possession of a cellular telephone or device while incarcerated.
Wachovia Bank N.A., as Trustee for the Registered Holders of GSRPM 2004-1 Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates v. Yevonne Corpening a/k/a Yevonne R. Corpening; Sovereign Bank, et. al. (NFP)
Mortgage foreclosure. Reverses trial court judgment that determined Wachovia is not an equitable assignee of a mortgage despite the fact the bank held a note corresponding to the mortgage.
In re the Matter of the Guardianship and Estate of Jay Carver, an adult v. Margaret Ditteon (NFP)
Guardianship. Affirms denial of Carver’s request that the guardianship be terminated or a different guardian be appointed.
Richard A. Perkey v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Grants rehearing to address claims of prosecutorial misconduct and affirms Perkey’s Class B felony rape conviction.
The Indiana Tax Court posted no opinions by IL deadline. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals posted no Indiana opinions by IL deadline.