The following 7th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion was posted after IL deadline Tuesday:
United States of America v. Haitham Mohamed
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division, Judge Sarah Evans Barker.
Criminal. Reverses conviction of knowingly transporting and possessing contraband cigarettes. The District Court erred in denying Mohamed’s motions for judgment of acquittal pursuant to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 29.
Indiana Court of Appeals
Willie L. Montgomery v. State of Indiana
Criminal. On interlocutory appeal, rejects Montgomery’s challenge of the denial of his motion to dismiss a charge of failure to register as a sex or violent offender in Vanderburgh County because he has already been prosecuted for failing to register in Pike County. The charge in question is not barred under I.C. 35-34-1-4(a)(7) and does not violate double jeopardy principles. Remands for trial.
Joseph Laycock v. Joseph Sliwkowski, M.D.
Civil tort. Affirms summary judgment in favor of Sliwkowski on Laycock’s complaint that the doctor had a duty to see that Laycock obtained proper treatment. The designated evidence does not establish a genuine issue of material fact on the issue of causation.
Briandre Q. Howard v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class B felony burglary and Class D felony theft.
Joseph Chadwick Cole v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms revocation of probation.
In Re: the Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship of: S.J. (Minor Child), And D.C. (Father) v. The Indiana Department of Child Services (NFP)
Juvenile. Affirms order terminating parental rights.
Freemond Jordan v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of murder and Class B felony attempted robbery.
Walter J. Bramage v. Discover Bank (NFP)
Civil collection. Affirms summary judgment in favor of Discover Bank.
David Jastrzembski v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class D felony check fraud.
Joseph R. Mosley v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to 23 counts of Class D felony theft.
Shannon Goodman v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class A felony burglary resulting in bodily injury.
Adam Trusty and Brittany Trusty v. David L. Hood (NFP)
Civil collection. Affirms claim of breach of contract to sell residential real estate against the Trustys.
Delvon Tolbert v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class C felony forgery.
Adam Taylor v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms denial of Taylor’s motion to suppress evidence seized during a search of his vehicle and his sentence for Class B felony possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, Class D felony dealing in marijuana, Class D felony possession of a controlled substance and Class A misdemeanor resisting law enforcement.
The Indiana Supreme Court and Tax Court posted no opinions by IL deadline. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals posted no Indiana decisions by IL deadline.