Martinez v. State, No. 49A02-1609-CR-2155, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Aug. 8, 2017).

This panel declines to follow Jean-Baptiste v. State and holds personal waiver of the right to jury trial in a misdemeanor case is not constitutionally required.

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State v. McKinney, No. 65A05-1611-CR-2624, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Aug. 9, 2017).

Trial court abused its discretion in denying the State’s motions to exclude alleged child molester from victim’s deposition and for victim to testify via closed circuit television.

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Currie v. State, No. 01A02-1609-PC-2077, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Aug. 9, 2017).

A post-conviction petition is not a successive petition until a first petition has been litigated to conclusion.

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Leonard v. State, No. 02S00-1604-LW-185, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind., Aug. 11, 2017).

In the Richmond Hill explosion murder case, the evidence was sufficient to support the murder convictions and the statutory aggravator; the trial court properly refused to include the lesser-included jury instruction; and, Indiana’s life without parole statute is constitutional.

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Berkhardt v. State, No. 49A04-1702-CR-369, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Aug.10, 2017).

Absence of evidence of a medical use for the syringes and possession of the syringes in a non-medical setting, and that the defendant possessed marijuana, used a false name and identification card, was not sufficient evidence to convict a person for unlawful possession of a hypodermic syringe.

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