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Saturday, July 03, 2010

Ind. Law - More on: Reviewing the 34 voluminous applications

Supplementing this ILB entry, Jon Murray of the Indianapolis Star also was present at the Supreme Court library yesterday afternoon to inspect the applications for the Supreme Court vacancy. He reports:

You don't just slip a resume in the mail to apply for this job.

Assembling an application for this year's rare vacancy on the Indiana Supreme Court is almost a job in itself.

With endless references, expansive descriptions of legal experience and significant cases handled and four sample briefs or written orders, some of the 34 applications -- all released by court officials Friday -- resemble dense law books. * * *

A review of some applications Friday found glowing academic records for some applicants; some were not so flattering. Some drew no recommendation letters, while at least one binder was filled with upward of three dozen.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on July 3, 2010 02:10 PM
Posted to Vacancy on Supreme Ct