Indiana Court of Appeals
Indiana High School Athletic Association, Inc., and Hammond Gavit High School v. Nasir Cade, et al.
Civil plenary. Reverses preliminary injunction granted in favor of the high schools and players. Remands for dismissal of claims brought by students who would have been banned from participating in the IHSAA boys’ basketball state tournament because their claims are now moot. COA says trial court erred by concluding the schools demonstrated a likelihood of success on the merits and remands to trial court.
Beth A. Ahls v. Carleton E. Ahls
Domestic relations. Reverses decision distributing husband’s three retirement accounts, as court erred in applying the coverture fraction formula to them. Affirms all other parts of judgment.
Amanda Gonzales v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Amanda Gonzales’ conviction of conspiracy to commit battery, a Level 6 felony.
Sanchez K. Williams v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Sanchez Williams’ convictions for murder enhanced by the use of a firearm, and robbery, a Level 5 felony.
Timothy Schoonover v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Reverses Timothy Schoonover’s Class A misdemeanor conviction of resisting law enforcement and remands to trial court with instructions to vacate. Schoonover was also convicted of resisting law enforcement as a Level 6 felony and the COA said both charges violated double jeopardy.
American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, Council 62, Local 4009 AFL-CIO, and the Executive Branch of Gary, Indiana v. Gary Police Civil Service Commission, et al. (mem. dec.)
Civil plenary. Affirms summary judgment for Gary Police Civil Service Commission against American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees after the AFSCME failed to respond to the motion.
First Midwest Bank, as successor in interest to Bank Calumet, N.A. v. Dean Vander Woude and Timothy Koster (mem. dec.)
Civil plenary. Affirms slander of title judgment for Dean Vander Woude and Timothy Koster and against First Midwest Bank.
Darian S. Bowman v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Darian Bowman’s convictions for Class C felony intimidation and Class D felony pointing a firearm at another person.
Latasha Jenkins v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Latasha Jenkins’ conviction of Class B misdemeanor criminal mischief.
Douglas Blankenship v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Douglas Blakenship’s revocation of probation.
In re Adoption of A.M.S. (Minor Child) A.E.S. (Father) v. D.S. (Stepfather) (mem. dec.)
Adoption. Affirms petition granting adoption by stepfather of father’s child.