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Monday, March 24, 2008

Ind. Decisions - Upcoming oral arguments this week

ILB note: Tuesday's oral argument at 11 AM before the COA, in the case of Allianz Insurance Company v. Guidant Corporation, looks to be a "don't miss" event. It will be webcast; see details below. The ILB has made a pdf of the case docket, as it exists this morning. Access it here.

This week's oral arguments before the Supreme Court:

This Thursday, March 27th:

9:00 AM - Willie Eaton v. State - Following a jury trial in the Wayne Circuit Court, Eaton was convicted of dealing in cocaine and other offenses. Evidence obtained by the Sate pursuant to search warrants was admitted over Eaton's objection. The Court of Appeals determined the evidence had been obtained improperly and reversed the convictions in Eaton v. State, 878 N.E.2d 481 (Ind. Ct. App. 2007), vacated. The Supreme Court has granted a petition to transfer the case and has assumed jurisdiction over the appeal. Attorney for Eaton; David M. Jordan of Richmond, IN. Attorney for the State; Scott L. Barnhart of Indianapolis, IN. [Where: Indiana Supreme Court Courtroom]

This week's oral arguments before the Court of Appeals that will be webcast:

This Tuesday, March 25th:

11:00 AM - Allianz Insurance Company v. Guidant Corporation - In addition to the issues relayed by the parties in their original briefs to show cause why sanctions should not be imposed for failing to follow the Motion Panel's directive concerning the submission of a meaningful public access set of briefs as ordered on July 17th, 2007, the parties' attention is directed to the Supreme Court's order in Palmer v. Comprehensive Neurologic Services, P.C. et al, 32A01-0512-CV-553, dated June 29, 2007, wherein the court stated that "as a general proposition, court records are accessible to the public unless excluded from public access by a provision of Rule 9(g)(2)" The oral argument herein scheduled shall be a public hearing to balance the public's interest in access with the movant's interest in restriction access. The Scheduled Panel Members are: Chief Judge Baker, Judges Riley and May. [Where: Indiana Supreme Court Courtroom]

Webcasts will be available here.

This week's oral arguments before the Court of Appeals that will NOT be webcast:

This Thursday, March 27th:

10:00 AM - Danny Quick vs. State of Indiana - What: If the evidence is sufficient to support Appellant's conviction of murder. The Scheduled Panel Members are: Chief Judge Baker, Judges Darden and Bradford. [Where: Indiana Court of Appeals Courtroom]

Posted by Marcia Oddi on March 24, 2008 07:59 AM
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