Wilson v. State, No. 79A05-1107-CR-350, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., May, 9, 2012).

By fleeing from his automobile at the approach of the police the driver abandoned the vehicle for purposes of the Fourth Amendment, so that he could not object to a search of the vehicle.

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Duncan v. The Greater Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce, Inc., No. 32A01-1109-CC-429,___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., April 30, 2012).

In an action for breach of employment contract, damages for breach of notice provisions are limited to compensation for the notice period.

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Ludack v. State, No. 49A02-1109-CR-930, __N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Apr. 25, 2012).

Defendant’s question to detective on cross as to whether defendant admitted any of the allegations against him during detective’s interview opened the door to State questions eliciting from detective that defendant had neither admitted nor denied any allegations.

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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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Walters v. Austin, No. 20A04-1106-CT-342,___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., April 18, 2012).

The amended motion to correct error was a repetitive motion and so the filing of the amended motion did not change the date for filing the notice of appeal.

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