Betterman v. Montana, No.14-1457, __US__ (May 19, 2016).

The Sixth Amendment’s speedy trial guarantee does not apply once a defendant has been found guilty at trial or has pleaded guilty to criminal charges.

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Jones v. State, No. 49A02-1508-CR-1148, __N.E.3D__ (Ind. Ct. App., May 17, 2016).

Warrantless search of residence is justified based on the exigent circumstances to conduct a welfare check on three minor children left unattended in the home in the middle of the night.

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Carroll v. State No. 27A02-1510-MI-1743, ___N.E. 3d___ (Ind. Ct. App., May 19, 2016).

Defendant’s conduct that occurred during a video hearing, and not in a courtroom, did not preclude application of the contempt statute.

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Saylor v. State, No. 39A05-1503-PC-113, __ N.E.3D__ (Ind. Ct. App., May 23, 2016).

Because defendant did not personally waive his right to a jury trial—rather, his attorney did—when he pled guilty to being a habitual offender, the Court vacated his habitual-offender adjudication and remanded the case for a new trial on that charge

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Costello v. Zavodnik, No. 49A04-1504-PL-163, __N.E.3d__ (Ind. Ct. App., May 23, 2016).

The trial court should have withdrawn admissions under T.R. 36(B) because of litigant’s abuse of T.R. 36.

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