J.K. v. State, No. 66A03-1306-JS-220, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App, Apr. 29, 2014).

Warrantless entry of curtilage, lengthy knock and talk, and residential entry violated juvenile’s Fourth Amendment rights.

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Navarette v. California, No. 12-9490, __ U.S. __ (Apr. 22, 2014).

Under the totality of the circumstances, which began when an anonymous 911 caller reported that a vehicle had run her off the road, police officer had reasonable suspicion that the driver was intoxicated so that officer’s traffic stop complied with the Fourth Amendment.

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Black v. State, No. 01A04-1310-CR-526, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Apr. 22, 2014).

Time of counsel’s appointment, not his appearance, cuts off defendant’s ability to make a valid pro se motion for early trial.

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Wilhoite v. State, No. 34A04-1303-CR-138, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Apr. 23, 2014).

There is no crime of conspiracy to commit an attempt to commit a crime, but failure to object waived the error,which was not fundamental as the defendant was effectively tried and convicted of conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

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Richard v. State, No. 50A03-1307-CR-297, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Apr. 23, 2014).

In this case, a police dog’s alert to the presence of narcotics in a vehicle gave an officer “probable cause to arrest and thus search the vehicle’s passenger.”

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