Schaadt v. State, No. 33A05-1409-CR-428, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Apr. 8, 2015).

Savings clause for 2014 penal reforms does not violate the Indiana Constitution’s Equal Privileges and Immunities Clause.

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Grant v. Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co., No. 49A05-1404-MF-139, __N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., April 6, 2015).

Plaintiff improperly attempted to circumvent the trial court’s T.R. 41 ruling by filing a new complaint raising identical legal and factual issues.

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Cohen & Malad, LLP v. Daly, No. 29S02-1504-PL-165, __N.E.3d __ (Ind., April 8, 2015).

“Absent agreement otherwise, ‘a lawyer retained under a contingent fee contract but discharged prior to the contingency is entitled to recover the value of services rendered if there is a subsequent settlement or award[,]’ and in that case, ‘the fee is to be measured by the proportion of the total fee equal to the contribution of the discharged lawyer’s efforts to the ultimate result[.]’”

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Grady v. North Carolina, No. 14-593, __ U.S. __ (Mar. 30, 2015).

Attachment of a GPS monitor to a recidivist sex offender without his consent is a Fourth Amendment search; as the question of the reasonableness of the GPS monitor “search” in this case was not raised, the Court does not address it.

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Jackson v. State, No. 34A01-1409-CR-455, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Mar. 31, 2015).

Probation condition to report within forty-eight hours an arrest or charge for a “new criminal offense” was ambiguous as to whether it applied to an arrest or charge for an offense committed before the probationary period began; holds the ambiguity must be construed against the State, so that the reporting condition did not include arrests or charges for offenses committed before probation began.

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