Knight v. State, 20A-CR-268, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Sep. 15, 2020).

The imposition of community service, as a term of probation, is beyond the trial court’s discretion where the condition is not specified in the plea agreement and where the plea agreement contains language that limits the trial court’s discretion to impose such a condition.

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D.P. v. State, State v. N.B., No. 20S-JV-443, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Sep. 8, 2020).

A juvenile court does not have subject matter jurisdiction to waive an alleged delinquent offender into adult criminal court if the individual is no longer a “child.”

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Humphrey v. Tuck, No. 20S-CT-548, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind., Sept. 8, 2020).

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in giving the failure-to-mitigate instruction; only a scintilla of evidence is necessary to support the giving of the instruction.

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Singh v. Singh, No. 20A-CT-959, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Sept. 8, 2020).

Temple had a duty to protect its attendees when it had notice of present and specific circumstances that would cause a reasonable person to recognize the risk of an imminent criminal act, and had reason to recognize the probability or likelihood of looming harm on a special day of celebration.

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State v. Stone, No. 20A-CR-421, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Aug. 31, 2020).

An informant’s declaration against penal interest can furnish sufficient basis for establishing the informant’s credibility.

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