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Friday, March 08, 2013

Ind. Decisions - Supreme Court denies transfer in Gingerich

On Feb. 6th the ILB reported that AG Zoeller had announced that his office would appeal the COA decision "regarding Paul Henry Gingerich, who was 12 when he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder in the death of his friend’s stepfather" (quoting the AP).

This morning the following order of the Supreme Court was entered on the appellate docket:

GINGERICH, PAUL H. V. STATE OF INDIANA

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THE SUPREME COURT HAS ON THIS DAY, 03/07/2013, ORDERED AS FOLLOWS:

THIS MATTER HAS COME BEFORE THE INDIANA SUPREME COURT ON A PETITION TO TRANSFER JURISDICTION FOLLOWING THE ISSUANCE OF A DECISION BY THE COURT OF APPEALS. THE PETITION WAS FILED PURSUANT TO APPELLATE RULE 57.

THE COURT HAS REVIEWED THE DECISION OF THE COURT OF APPEALS. ANY RECORD ON APPEAL THAT WAS SUBMITTED HAS BEEN MADE AVAILABLE TO THE COURT FOR REVIEW, ALONG WITH ANY AND ALL BRIEFS THAT MAY HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE COURT OF APPEALS AND ALL THE MATERIALS FILED IN CONNECTION WITH THE REQUEST TO TRANSFER JURISDICTION.

EACH PARTICIPATING MEMBER OF THE COURT HAS VOTED ON THE PETITION. EACH PARTICIPATING MEMBER HAS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO VOICE THAT JUSTICE'S VIEWS ON THE CASE IN CONFERENCE WITH THE OTHER JUSTICES.

BEING DULY ADVISED, THE COURT NOW DENIES THE APPELLEE'S PETITION TO TRANSFER OF JURISDICTION.

BRENT E. DICKSON, CHIEF JUSTICE

ALL JUSTICES CONCUR.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on March 8, 2013 09:23 AM
Posted to Ind. Sup.Ct. Decisions