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Friday, November 14, 2008

Law - More on "Democrats Eye Bush Midnight Regulations"

Updating this ILB entry from Nov. 11th, Erika Lovley and Ryan Grim of Politico had a lengthy story Nov. 12th,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, November 14, 2008

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Ind. Law - More on: Indiana building codes, part of the Indiana Administrative Code, are not available online [Updated]

This is big! Recall this ILB entry, from August 7th, complaining that the Indiana building codes were not available online?...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Ind. Decisions - Proposed Pines transfer station update

Our most recent earlier entry on the Pines transfer station in NW Indiana was posted Oct. 12 and reported that...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Environment - Another Mallard Lake decision

The Anderson Herald Bulletin has a report today by Justin Schneider:A ruling by Michael D. Keele, a judge in Marion...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Friday, December 08, 2006

Ind. Decisions - More on yesterday's CAFO opinion

The Muncie Star-Press reports today on yesterday's Court of Appeals opinion in Elizabeth Thomas v. Oolman Dairy , which was...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, December 08, 2006

Thursday, November 30, 2006

Law - More on global warming, federal preemption issues

Following up on this entry from last weekend ("Another important oral argument before the Supreme Court next week") on global...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, November 30, 2006

Saturday, November 25, 2006

Law - Another important oral argument before the Supreme Court next week

David G. Savage of the LA Times writes:WASHINGTON — The polar icecaps are melting, summers growing hotter and hurricanes becoming...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, November 25, 2006

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Ind. Law - Warning to those who rely on the online Indiana Administrative Code

On June 4th the ILB published a warning, titled "Warning to those who rely on the online Indiana Administrative Code."...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Environment - Several NW Indiana environmental issues in the news

The first is Feddeler landfill. Here are some of the stories from the Munster (NW Indiana) Times:Oct. 11, 2006. State...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Ind. Law - "Emergency" rulemaking at the Department of Natural Resources

My thoughts. A properly promulgated administrative rule in Indiana has the force and effect of law. The law governing state...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Law - Re the nominee to be administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the White House's OMB

Cindy Skrzycki, who writes the weekly The Regulators column for the Washington Post, writes today about the Bush nominee to...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Friday, May 19, 2006

Ind. Decisions - Court of Appeals issues two today

In the Matter of Adoption of C.E.N. - adoption, affirmed In IDEM and Midwest Medical Solutions v. Lake Co. Solid...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, May 19, 2006

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Law - The Congressional Review Act, ten years later

Cindy Skrzycki, who writes the Tuesday column, The Regulators, for the Washington Post, today has a column headed "Reform's Knockout...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Monday, April 10, 2006

Ind. Law - More on the demise of the Indiana Register

The lead article in this week's edition of Indiana Legislative Insight (4/10/06, Vol. 18, No. 18, paid subscription only), begins:At...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, April 10, 2006

Friday, March 31, 2006

Law - More on: The Federal Register and the Indiana Register

Last Saturday the ILB posted an entry on the 70th anniversary of the Federal Register. The entry ended with this...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 31, 2006

Saturday, March 25, 2006

Law - The Federal Register and the Indiana Register

The Federal Register turned 70 this month. NPR this evening had a great story on how the Federal Register came...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, March 25, 2006

Friday, March 10, 2006

Law - Still more on: Federal agencies try to limit suits in state courts

Today the NY Times weighs in again on the move by federal regulatory agencies to limit, by regulation, the states'...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 10, 2006

Sunday, February 19, 2006

Law - More on: Federal agencies try to limit suits in state courts

The LA Times has a major story today titled "Industries Get Quiet Protection From Lawsuits." The subhead: "Federal agencies are...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Sunday, February 19, 2006

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Law - The Office of Management and Budget wants to give agencies guidance on their guidance.

The Washington Post column, The Regulators, by Cindy Skrzycki, has an interesting story today headlined "The Office of Management and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Thursday, August 18, 2005

Ind. Decisions - More on "Associational standing stands"

As the ILB was apparently the first to report yesterday (here), the Indiana Supreme Court has failed to grant transfer...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, August 18, 2005

Saturday, August 13, 2005

Ind. Gov't. - The DNR move to enforce fenced hunting ban, contrasted with the BMV ID "rule"

As reported in a number of state papers Thursday and Friday, Indiana's DNR chief announced Thursday that high-fenced shooting preserves...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, August 13, 2005

Friday, August 12, 2005

Ind. Decisions - Court holds BMV ID rules invalid

Villegas et al v. Joel Silverman (8/12/05)Vaidlik, Judge Case Summary. This is a class action against the Commissioner of the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, August 12, 2005

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Ind. Law - Still more on proposed "no more stringent" law

The Evansville Courier& Press has an editorial today on SB 298, asking "Why Tie Our Own Hands?" Some quotes:One of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Sunday, April 10, 2005

Ind. Law - Dispute awaits environmental bill

More today in several Indiana papers about SB 298, via an AP story by Rick Callahan, headlined by the Louisville...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Sunday, April 10, 2005

Thursday, April 07, 2005

Ind. Law - This bill hazardous to Hoosiers' health

"This bill hazardous to Hoosiers' health" is the heading to the lead editorial today in the Indianapolis Star. Some quotes:A...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, April 07, 2005

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Adm. Law - "Statutes that are not Static - The Case of the APA"

This paper, by Peter L. Strauss, Columbia Law School, forthcoming in the Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, Vol. 14, No....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 17, 2005

Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Law - Federal preliminary rulemaking receives legal challenge

The weekly Cindy Skrzycki Washington Post column, The Regulators, reports today:The Salt Institute has its blood pressure up. The group...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Ind. Decisions - More on IKEC v. IDEM

Below is a summary of Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation v. Commissioner, Indiana Department of Environmental Management (1/19/05 IndCtApp) prepared by...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Saturday, January 22, 2005

Adm. Law - Citizens to Preserve Overton Park v. Volpe

Other X-TREME policy wonks will be, I'm sure, as excited as I was to learn about this. A 53-page paper...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, January 22, 2005