Larkin v. State, 21S-CR-427, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind., Sep. 14, 2021).

During a criminal trial, the prosecution can request a jury instruction on a lesser-included offense so long as the charging documents provide adequate notice and the record at trial reveals a serious evidentiary dispute.

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Olympic Financial Group, Inc., v. State, 21A-CR-1017, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Sep. 17, 2021).

For the State to seize cash and seek its forfeiture—or turnover—it must show a nexus between the cash and some sort of criminal activity

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Wilburn v. State, 20A-CR-1709, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Sep. 20, 2021).

A conviction for burglary cannot be sustained if an alleged perpetrator enters a business open to the public during business hours, with intent to commit a felony or theft in it, due to a lack of evidence as to breaking.

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Culver Community Teachers Assoc. v. Ind. Education Employment Relations Bd., No. No. 21S-PL-64, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind., Sept. 16, 2021).

Teachers can bargain for pay for ancillary duties, but cannot bargain on the definition of their duties.

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I.G. v. State, No. 21A-JV-479, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Sept. 10, 2021).

The odor of marijuana, by itself, is not enough to establish probable cause to arrest the occupants of a vehicle.

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