Indiana Family & Social Servs. Admin. v. Meyer, No. 69A01-0807-CV-358, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., Jan. 30, 2009)

Because plaintiff did not timely file the agency record or seek an additional extension of time in which to do so, its petition for judifical review of a final agency action was “subject to dismissal” under the Administrative Orders and Procedures Act; the trial court, however, had discretion to find that a petition “subject to dismissal” should not, upon a proper showing, be dismissed.

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Herring v. United States, No. 07-513, __ U.S. __ (Jan. 14, 2009)

Arrest based on police clerk’s report of an active warrant, which was found fifteen minutes later to have been recalled five months earlier, was not subject to the 4th Amendment exclusionary rule, as the police mistake was not “deliberate, reckless, or grossly negligent” nor the result of “circumstances recurring or systemic negligence.”

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In re Termination of Parental Rights of J.H., No. 02A05-0807-JV-410, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., Jan. 12, 2009)

Indiana Code § 31-32-9-1(d) does not exempt DCS from compliance with service of process Trial Rules, but DCS nevertheless adequately complied with such rules to satisfy due process considerations.

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Allied Property & Cas. Ins. Co. v. Good, No. 85A04-0902-CV-89, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., Dec. 31, 2009)

If a trial court finds that an attorney or party caused a mistrial by egregiously violating an order in limine, the trial court has the inherent power to sanction him or her.

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Wagler v. West Boggs Sewer District, Inc., No. 14S00-0710-CV-397, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind., Dec. 24, 2008)

Sewer districts have authority to condemn land via eminent domain.

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