Escamilla v. Shiel Sexton Co., Inc., No. 54A01-1506-CT-602, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., March 31, 2016).

Plaintiff’s status as an undocumented immigrant is relevant to a claim of lost earning capacity.

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Hinton v. State, No. 49A04-1508-CR-1167, ___ N.E.3d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., Feb. 29, 2016).

Evidence that defendant had arrow “nocked” in his bow was sufficient to establish “endangers a person” element of B-misdemeanor public intoxication.

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Miles v. State, No. 32A01-1412-CR-509, ___ N.E.3d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., Feb. 8, 2016).

Prosecutorial misconduct in closing-argument, showing slide highlighting defendant’s failure to produce evidence, was not fundamental error; trial court interrupted the slide and appropriately admonished the jury sua sponte, and defense did not move for mistrial.

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Rhodes v. State, No. 49A02-1503-CR-173, ___ N.E.3d ___ (Ind. Ct. App. Jan. 19, 2016).

Inventory search of defendant’s vehicle was unconstitutional, absent proof of existence of (or compliance with) established police procedures for such searches.

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Woods v. State, No. 20A03-1506-PC-688, ___ N.E.3d ___ (Ind. Ct. App. Dec. 29, 2015).

Post-conviction court erred in finding that defendant received effective assistance of trial counsel; there was no serious dispute that counsel (now deceased) had failed prior to trial to communicate a guilty-plea offer that would have reduced defendant’s sentence exposure to about half of what he actually received.

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