In re I.J., No. 57A03-1501-AD-28, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., July 8, 2015).

The trial court erred in denying a possible father’s (third-party) request for genetic testing for a child born to a married couple who placed the newborn for adoption.

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Johnson v. State, No. 48A05-1408-CR-390, ___ N.E.3d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., June 25, 2015).

2014 amendment to sentence-modification statute did not apply retroactively; therefore, defendants’ petitions were properly denied for lack of prosecutorial consent.

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Levy v. Jackson, No. 29A02-1407-CT-482, __N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., June 11, 2015).

Because the trial court’s order sets out the evidence in favor of the verdict for plaintiff but does not mention any of the evidence in favor of a verdict for defendant, it failed to comply with Trial Rule 59(J), and the jury verdict was reinstated.

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Zamani v. State, No. 32A05-1406-CR-264, ___ N.E.3d ___ (Ind. Ct. App., May 29, 2015).

Since competence to stand trial had been at issue throughout the case, defendant failed to show good cause for belated request (five days before trial) to assert an insanity defense.

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Moore v. State, No. 49A05-1408-CR-398, __ N.E.3d __ (Ind. Ct. App., April 22, 2015).

Savings statute for the revised penal code did not prohibit application of the revised sentence modification statute, which does not require prosecutorial consent to a modification petition, to a petition to modify a crime committed and sentenced prior to the July 1, 2014 effective date of the modification statute’s revision.

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