Long v. State, No. 49A02-1105-CR-381, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Jan. 25, 2012).

Master commissioner, given the same statutory authority as a magistrate, was accordingly not authorized to impose sentence following a guilty plea.

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Ind. Dept. of Ins. v. Everhart, No. 84S01-1105-CV-28, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind., Jan. 20, 2012).

The Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund was not entitled to a reduction in the award of damages to account for the chance that the plaintiff would have died even in the absence of the physician’s negligence, because of how the trial court’s particular findings of fact interact with the rules for calculating a set-off.

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Fletcher v. State, No. 79A02-1009-CR-1096, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Jan. 18, 2012).

The date of counsel’s appearance, not of counsel’s appointment, determines whether a defendant’s pro se Criminal Rule 4(B) speedy trial motion is valid.

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Castillo-Aguilar v. State, No. 20A04-1003-CR-195, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Jan. 20, 2012).

Some questions on police “information sheet,” purportedly used for administrative booking purposes, were investigative in nature under the circumstances of the case, and as the defendant was in custody when given the sheet to fill out the investigative questions were Miranda “interrogation” requiring Miranda warnings before defendant filled the sheet out in order for his answers to be admissible in evidence.

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Utility Center, Inc. v. City of Fort Wayne, No. 90A04-1101-PL-1, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., Jan. 13, 2012).

“[J]udicial review of an administrative determination of just compensation should be limited to the consideration of whether there is substantial evidence to support the agency’s finding and order and whether the action constitutes an abuse of discretion, is arbitrary, capricious, or in excess of statutory authority as revealed by the uncontradicted facts.”

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