OCTOBER SITTING
OF THE INDIANA SUPREME COURT

All oral arguments are conducted in the Courtroom, Room 317, State House, unless otherwise indicated.

October 13

11:30 a.m. EDWARD WILLIAMS V. STATE OF INDIANA

Williams was convicted of killing three people during a robbery in Lake County, and was sentenced to death. The Lake Superior Court denied him post- conviction relief form the conviction and sentence, and he appeals.

Attorneys for Williams

Danielle L. Gregory Ann M. Skinner Robert E. Lancaster                     Office of Public Defender

                    Attorney for State
                    Jeffrey Modisett
                    Rosemary L. Borek
                    Office of Attorney General

October 20

9:30 a.m.    INDIANA BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY INC.
        V. SHERRI MAYNARD

    The plaintiff in this case was the victim of unwanted sexual touching from an employee of the Indiana Bell Telephone Company. The employee was in the

person's home on a service call. The Court in this case will examine the duty of care the utility company owed to its customer. The case comes before the Court from Bartholomew Circuit Court.

                    Attorneys for Indiana Bell
                    Thomas C. Bigley, Jr.
                    Timothy J. Vrana
                    Columbus, Indiana

                    Attorneys for Maynard
                    
Peter Campbell King
                    Columbus, Indiana

October 27

9:30 a.m.    STATE OF INDIANA V. ERIC HOLMES

    Holmes was convicted of murdering two people during a robbery at a Shoney's restaurant in Indianapolis, and was sentenced to death. The Marion Superior Court granted Holmes post-conviction relief by vacating the death sentence. The State appeals that ruling. Holmes cross-appeals on other issues relating to the charge and the sentence.

                    Attorneys for State

                    Jeffrey Modisett
                    Michael Hurst
                    Andrew Hedges
                    Office of Attorney General

                    Attorneys for Holmes    

                    Susan Carpenter
                    Steven H. Schutte
                    Joanna Green
                    Kathleen Cleary
                    Linda K. Hughes
                    Offfice of Public Defender

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