After a mother filed for bankruptcy relief, the trustee of her bankruptcy estate
moved to intervene in this paternity action to collect a child support arrearage
for the benefit of the mothers creditors. The Allen Superior Court denied
the motion, and the Court of Appeals reversed. See Warsco v. Hambright,
735 N.E.2d 844 (Ind. App. Ct. 2000). The mother seeks transfer.
Attorneys for Mark Warsco: Theodore T. Storer and James Young. Attorney
for Dorothy Hambright: Jon Laramore.
Friday, April 20
9:30 a.m. Healthscript, Inc. v. State of Indiana
The Marion Superior Court, Honorable Jane Magnus-Stinson, denied Healthscripts motion to suppress certain
evidence and refused to dismiss criminal charges of Medicaid fraud. The case
is pending on a petition to transfer jurisdiction following the issuance of the
Court of Appeals opinions reported at 740 N.E.2d 265 (2000) and 740 N.E.2d
562 (2000), on rehearing. Attorney for Healthscript: David McNamar. Attorney
for State: Rosemary Borek.
Wednesday, April 25
9:30 a.m. Obadyah Ben-Yisrayl f/k/a Christopher D. Peterson
v. State of Indiana
Appellant Ben-Yisrayl (formerly known as Christopher Peterson) has been convicted of murder and
sentenced to death. See Ben-Yisrayl v. State, 690 N.E.2d 1141, 1147 (Ind.
1997), rehearing denied (1998).
The Porter Superior Court denied post-conviction relief. In this appeal, appellant argues that various errors occurred at trial and in the direct appeal, that he was deprived of his constitutional right to effective assistance of counsel, and that the post-conviction court erred in not granting relief. Attorneys for Ben-yisrayl: Steven H. Schutte and Emily Mills Hawk. Attorney for State: Arthur Thaddeus Perry.