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Monday, January 28, 2008

Ind. Decisions - Upcoming oral arguments this week and next

This week's oral arguments before the Supreme Court:

This Thursday, Jan. 31st:

9:00 AM - Genevieve York v. Citifinancial Mortgage Co., Inc. - In this foreclosure action, the trial court granted in rem summary judgment and a decree of foreclosure to Citifinancial. The Court of Appeals affirmed, holding that Citifinancial's designated evidence supported an entry of summary judgment, and York had failed to designate properly any evidence sufficient to create a genuine issue of material fact. York v. Citifinancial Mortgage Company, Inc., No. 03A01-0612-CV-543, slip op. (Ind. Ct. App. 7/25/2007). [See ILB summary here, 2nd case.] York has petitioned the Supreme Court to accept jurisdiction over the appeal. Attorney for York; Michael Wallace of Indianapolis, IN. Attorney for Citifinancial Mortgage Co., Inc.; Matthew Love of Indianapolis, IN.

9:45 AM - Nicole Huss v. David Huss - In marital dissolution proceedings between Nicole and David Huss, the Adams Circuit Court entered a dissolution decree awarding David custody of the four children. On Nicole's appeal, the Court of Appeals affirmed as to three children, but vacated that portion of the dissolution decree pertaining to one child. Huss v. Huss, No. 01A04-0611-CV-680, slip op. (Ind. Ct. App. July 25, 2007), vacated. [See ILB summary here - 4th case.] The Supreme Court has granted a petition to transfer the case and has assumed jurisdiction over this appeal. Attorney for Nicole Huss; Rick Myersof Bluffton, IN. Attorney for David Huss; Joseph Johnson, II of Decatur, IN.

10:30 AM - Brian Tyler v. State of Indiana - At a jury trial on charges of offenses against children, the Ripley Circuit Court admitted certain pre-trial interviews of the children and the children testified at trial. Following a guilty verdict, Tyler was sentenced to consecutive aggravated terms totaling 110 years. The Court of Appeals affirmed in an unpublished memorandum decision, Tyler v. State, No. 69A04-0702-CR-120, slip op. (Ind. Ct. App. Oct. 31, 2007), vacated. The Supreme Court has granted a petition to transfer the case and has assumed jurisdiction over the appeal. Attorney for Tyler; Leanna Weissmann of Lawrenceburg, IN. Attorney for the State; Zachary J. Stock of Indianapolis, IN.

Next week's (2/4/08 - 2/8/08) oral arguments before the Supreme Court: - None scheduled.

Webcasts will be available here.


This week's oral arguments before the Court of Appeals that will be webcast:

None scheduled.

This week's oral arguments before the Court of Appeals that will NOT be webcast:

This Tuesday, Jan. 29th:

2:00 PM - Northern Indiana Public Service Co. vs. U. S. Steel Group - Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) and U.S. Steel Group (US Steel) executed multiple agreements, two of which were approved by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC). Several years after execution of the documents, a dispute arose regarding the price of electricity. US Steel filed a complaint with the IURC, which later granted US Steel's Motion for Summary Judgment. NIPSCO now appeals. The Scheduled Panel Members are: Judges Najam, Bailey and Crone

This Thursday, Jan. 31st:

10:30 AM - Kevin W. Book vs. State of Indiana - Appellant, Kevin Book challenges his conviction and sentence for murder of a child. The Scheduled Panel Members are: Chief Judge Baker, Judges Darden and Bradford.

Next week's (2/4/08 - 2/8/08) oral arguments before the Court of Appeals - None scheduled.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on January 28, 2008 08:22 AM
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