Opinions Aug. 30, 2016

August 30, 2016

The following 7th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion was posted after IL deadline Monday:
Charles Walker v. Kathy Griffin, superintendent, Miami Correctional Facility

Appeal from U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division. Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson.
Civil. Affirms dismissal of Walker’s petition for writ of habeas corpus. The Indiana Court of Appeals’ conclusion that Walker’s Sixth Amendment right to counsel was not infringed meets the generous standards that apply under 28 U.S.C. Section 2254. Finds he did not receive ineffective assistance of appellate counsel.

Tuesday’s opinions
Indiana Court of Appeals

In re the Paternity of: L.S., Chen Su v. James Lowe (mem. dec.)
Juvenile. Affirms order modifying custody of L.S. to sole legal custody of father, parenting time and child support.

In the Term. of the Parent-Child Relationship of A.S. & L.S. (Minor Children) and M.S. (Mother) & J.S. (Father) v. The Ind. Dept. of Child Services (mem. dec.)
Juvenile. Affirms involuntary termination of parental rights.

Kayniece B. Davis v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B misdemeanor public intoxication.