Opinions Feb. 23, 2016

February 23, 2016
KEYWORDS Opinions / neglect

7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Kathy Ann Stark v. Carolyn W. Colvin

US District Court, Northern District of Indiana, Fort Wayne Division
Joseph S. Van Bokkelen, Judge.
Civil. Remands denial of disability insurance benefits to Social Security Administration, finding the administrative law judge applied flawed analyses to deny Stark’s claim.

Indiana Court of Appeals
K.R. v. Indiana Department of Child Services (mem. dec.)
Juvenile. Affirms involuntary termination of parental rights.

Marquen Coker v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Marquen Coker’s conviction of carrying a handgun without a license, a Class A misdemeanor, but reverses his conviction of possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor. An officer’s pat-down search of Coker that discovered the marijuana was illegal.

Justin Corbin v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms conviction and sentence for possession of heroin, a Class C felony.

In re the Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship of: C.A.M., J.M. v. The Indiana Dept. of Child Services (mem. dec.)
Juvenile. Affirms termination of parental rights.