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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Ind. Law - Doing Indiana Legislative History, some tools and pointers

Yesterday I received this question from a long-time ILB supporter:Hi Marcia: I am trying to find a noncode provision that...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, September 19, 2013

Thursday, January 03, 2013

A teaching moment - Even more on: "Is it usual to use 'big poster/charts' in oral arguments?"

Updating the ILB entry from earlier this morning noting that the buckets had been used as physical exhibits in...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, January 03, 2013

A teaching moment - Still more on: "Is it usual to use 'big poster/charts' in oral arguments?"

Updating yesterday's ILB entry, which quoted the Supreme Court's Dec. 31st order:Both parties are directed not to bring any physical...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, January 03, 2013

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

A teaching moment - More on: "Is it usual to use 'big poster/charts' in oral arguments?"

Recall this lengthy and informative January 18, 2011 ILB entry on the use of big posters and charts in oral...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Monday, November 26, 2012

Ind. Courts - Use of Notices of Additional Authority

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law Notices of Additional Authority: Is there...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, November 26, 2012

Saturday, November 17, 2012

A teaching moment - A look at techniques for keeping emails secrets, and their use [Updated]

Nov. 13, 2012 - "David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell’s email secret" from Kevin Robillard of Politico briefly describes their use of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, November 17, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

A teaching moment - Today in a Court of Appeals opinion footnote

Robert Dowell v. State of Indiana is the COA opinion today (see ILB summary here, 4th case) addressing why, once...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, August 27, 2012

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Ind. Decisions - More on: A teaching moment: "Non-refundable" fees

Updating yesterday's entry, the ILB has received a second response from Ted A. Waggoner, Peterson Waggoner & Perkins, LLP, Rochester,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Ind. Decisions - A teaching moment: "Non-refundable" fees [Updated three times now]

On Feb. 14, 2011, the ILB posted the Supreme Court's Feb. 11th disciplinary ruling: In the Matter of Heather McClure...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Friday, March 04, 2011

Ind. Decisions - More on "COA rules against judge's decision on testimony in child molesting case"

With respect to the ILB entry this morning on the COA decision last month in the case of State of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2011

Friday, February 25, 2011

A teaching moment - More on: "Is it usual to use 'big poster/charts' in oral arguments?"

Updating this ILB entry from Jan. 18, 2011, Howard Bashman of How Appealing writes today on "using handouts or demonstrative...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 25, 2011

Friday, February 11, 2011

A Teaching Moment - A Seminar on Judicial Selection

A great semester-long seminar now in progress at IU Law-Indianapolis focuses on the judicial selection process. It explores the various...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 11, 2011

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

A teaching moment - "Is it usual to use 'big poster/charts' in oral arguments?"

This entry is the first of an occasional series ... In this ILB entry on Jan. 11, 2010 the ILB...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, January 18, 2011