Opinions Oct. 28, 2015

October 28, 2015
KEYWORDS Opinions / neglect

The following 7th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion was posted after IL deadline:
United States of America v. Christopher Bour
14-2211, 15-1090
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, Hammond Division, Judge Rudy Lozano.
Criminal. Affirms life sentence, plus 85 years after Bour pleaded guilty to purchasing a child for the production of child pornography, three counts of producing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. Affirms consideration of the sentencing-memorandum discussion of videos showing him masturbating, finds the imposition of consecutive terms was a procedural error, but legally harmless, and holds the restitution order was not handed down too late to bind him.

Wednesday’s opinions
Indiana Court of Appeals
Raymond McNeil Love v. Mike Herron, Daryl Kent, Jerry Jones, and Pen Products Correctional Industries (mem. dec.)
Civil plenary. Affirms judgment in favor of PEN Products, PEN director Mike Herron and PEN supervisors Daryl Kent and Jerry Jones on Love’s complaint filed after he cut his hand while working in the PEN Products Furniture Factory as an inmate in the Pendleton Correctional Facility.

Andre L. Owens v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Owens’ conviction of Class A misdemeanor trespass, finding the state presented sufficient evidence.