State v. Ellis, No. 20A-CR-61, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Aug. 10, 2020).

Community corrections participants “who have consented or been clearly informed that the conditions of their…community corrections program unambiguously authorize warrantless and suspicionless searches may thereafter be subject to such searches during the period of their . . . community corrections status.”

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Combs v. State, No. 19A-CR-1991, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., Jul. 9, 2020).

An inventory search must serve a legitimate administrative purpose and not be a pretext for an investigatory warrantless search.

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Giden v. State, No. 19A-CR-2891, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., June 24, 2020).

The escape statute does not violate the Proportionality Clause of the Indiana Constitution.

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Wahl v. State, No. 19A-CR-2258, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., May 12, 2020).

Video reenactment may be taken with consent and questions during such reenactment due not amount to custodial interrogation where the officer’s inquiry is merely general on-the-scene questioning as to facts surrounding a crime or other general questioning of citizens in the fact-finding process.

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Harris v. State, No. 19A-CR-1863, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., May 13, 2020).

Pursuant to Indiana Rule of Evidence 615(c), the parent of a juvenile waived to adult court is a person whose presence a party shows to be essential to presenting the party’s claim or defense.

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