Westmoreland v. State, No. 49A04-1107-CR-356, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., April 17, 2012).

Applies U.S. Supreme Court ruling that police may not pat down a vehicle passenger during a routine traffic stop unless they reasonably believe he is armed and dangerous.

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Minnick v. State, No. 47A05-1108-CR-448,___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., April 3, 2012).

Under the circumstances of the case, the 25 year delay in sentencing did not violate defendant’s right to speedy sentencing.

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Ceaser v. State, No. 49A02-1106-CR-580, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Mar. 26, 2012).

When a parent is asserting parental privilege, evidence of a prior conviction for battering the child at issue in a manner similar to the circumstance at issue is admissible as that evidence goes directly to the reasonableness of the force used and the reasonableness of that parent’s belief regarding the force used.

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Crider v. State, No. 91A05-1108-CR-389, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Mar. 29, 2012).

Plea agreement waiving “right to challenge sentence on the basis it is erroneous” is enforced on appeal.

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Harris v. State, No. 34S02-1203-CR-169, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind., Mar. 16, 2012).

A defendant need not show prejudice to obtain reversal relief from a violation of a local anti-forum shopping rule filed pursuant to Criminal Rule 2.2.

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