Hundley v. State, No. 24A01-1010-CR-550, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., July 14, 2011).

Entire weight of “pill dough” produced in intermediate step in methamphetamine manufacture was properly considered as methamphetamine in excess of 3 grams required for A felony manufacturing.

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Butler V. State, No. 84A01-1008-CR-414, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., June 27, 2011)

Greer v. State’s holding, that a probationer who proceeds pro se and admits the petition need not be advised of the “pitfalls of self-representation,” applies despite decision in Hopper v. State requiring guilty plea advice of dangers of proceeding pro se and “that an attorney is usually more experienced in plea negotiations and better able to identify and evaluate any potential defenses and evidentiary or procedural problems in the prosecution’s case.”

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Lemmon V. Harris, No. 52S02-1011-CV-642, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind., June 28, 2011)

1994 sex offender’s transformation “by operation of law” into sexually violent predator under 2007 legislation did not violate Indiana ex post facto protections or Indiana separation of powers provision.

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Moore V. State, No. 49S04-1101-CR-24, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. June 28, 2011)

Defendant, a passenger in a car “in a state of intoxication caused by the person’s use of alcohol or a controlled substance,” was properly convicted of public intoxication, because a vehicle stopped along a highway is “public place or a place of public resort.”

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Garcia-Torres V. State, No. 64S03-0912-CR-550, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. June 30, 2011)

Defendant’s consent to the swab of his cheek for DNA was voluntary, so the swab did not violate the Fourth Amendment; further, a Pirtle advisement was not warranted before the swab was taken.

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