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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Ind. Courts - Judge Pyle Court of Appeals robing ceremony on Tuesday

From a COA news release:INDIANAPOLIS – The Court of Appeals of Indiana will conduct a public robing ceremony for its...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Sunday, October 14, 2012

Friday, August 17, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - "Excellent Court of Appeals pick"

From an editorial today in the Anderson Herald Bulletin and the South Bend Tribune that begins:"Superbly and broadly qualified for...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, August 17, 2012

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Daniels selects Pyle as new Indiana Court of Appeals judge

Gov. Daniels' press release, just issued:INDIANAPOLIS (August 7, 2012) – Governor Mitch Daniels announced today that he has selected the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Gov. Daniels appoints Rudy Pyle to the Court of Appeals

Hon. Rudy Pyle newest Court of Appeals Judge, replaces retiring Judge Carr Darden. Here again are the photos and applications...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Tuesday Governor Daniels will announce his selection for a vacancy on the Indiana Court of Appeals created by the retirement of Judge Carr Darden, 10 a.m. Governor’s Office [Updated]

Per an advisory from the Governor's office. The Governor had 60 days from June 11th to make a decision. Here...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - More on: Gov. Daniels received the three finalists' names from the JNC on June 11th

As I wrote in this July 10th ILB entry:The word is that Gov. Daniels last week personally interviewed each of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012: Gov. Daniels received the three finalists' names from the JNC one month ago, on June 11th [Updated]

Here is the June 11th ILB entry announcing the release of the Judicial Nominating Commission's report to the Governor. The...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - More on: The ILB is anticipating the release of the Judicial Nominating Commission's report to the Governor

Updating this ILB entry from this morning, the JNC has now posted a 6-page letter from Chief Justice Dickson, writing...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, June 11, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - The ILB is anticipating the release of the Judicial Nominating Commission's report to the Governor

This statement in a June 5th story in the Indianapolis Star is most likely not accurate. It begins:A list of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, June 11, 2012

Monday, June 04, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - The 3 names to be forwarded to Governor Daniels

The three names the Judicial Nominating Commission will be forwarding to Governor Daniels are: Altice, McMath, Pyle. Many thanks to...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, June 04, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round Two, Interview #5: Joel M. Schumm

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the fifth and final interview (of 5) of Round 2 Following this...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, June 04, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round Two, Interview #4: Hon. Rudolph R. Pyle III

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the fourth interview (of 5) of Round 2 Hon. Rudolph R. Pyle...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, June 04, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round Two, Interview #3: Abigail Lawlis Kuzma

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the third interview (of 5) of Round 2 Following this interview, the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, June 04, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round Two, Interview #2: Hon. Robert R. Altice, Jr.

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the second interview (of 5) of Round 2 Hon. Robert R. Altice,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, June 04, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round Two, Interview #1: Patricia Caress McMath

The interviews of the five semifinalists for upcoming vacancy on the Court of Appeals commenced at 12:30 PM. Each...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, June 04, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - The five semifinalists for the Court of Appeals seat will be interviewed today, beginning at 12:30

Updating this ILB entry from May 29th (which includes more information on the five remaining candidates), the interviews of the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, June 04, 2012

Friday, June 01, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Madison County Judge applying for COA

The Anderson Herald Bulletin had a long story May 17th on Circuit Court Judge Rudy Pyle, who is now one...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, June 01, 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - The five semifinalists chosen for the Court of Appeals seat

Jon Murray reported on May 16th in the Indianapolis Star:The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission [on May 16th] named two attorneys,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - "Black leaders must mobilize to prevent ‘Black’ out of Indiana’s highest courts"

That is the headline to an editorial in the Indianapolis Recorder, posted today by Amos Brown III....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, May 24, 2012

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - "5 semifinalists chosen for Appellate Court seat"

Jon Murray reports this evening in the Indianapolis Star:The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission this afternoon named two attorneys, two judges...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - candidates selected for Round Two

Altice Kuzma McMath Pyle Schumm...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interviews Over, What Next?

4:00 p.m. – Executive Session of JNC, to be followed by public vote to select semi-finalists....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #14

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the fourteenth interview (and final) of Round 1 Hon. Robert R. Altice, Jr.,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #13

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the thirteenth interview of Round 1 Mr. Joel M. Schumm, Indianapolis Joel Schumm...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #12

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the twelfth interview of Round 1 Ms. Kari Evans Bennett, Noblesville Ms. Bennett...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #11

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the eleventh interview of Round 1 Hon. Rudolph R. Pyle, III, Madison Circuit...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #10

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the tenth interview of Round 1 Ms. Patricia Caress McMath, Indianapolis McMath began...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #9

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the second interview of Round 9 Mr. Chris M. Teagle, Albany Mr. Teagle...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #8

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the eighth interview of Round 1 Hon. William C. Menges, Jr., Howard Superior...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #7

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the seventh interview of Round 1 Ms. Rebecca A. Trent, West Lafayette Ms....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #6

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the sixth interview of Round 1 Ms. Brenda A. Roper, Indianapolis In reponse...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #5

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the fifth interview of Round 1 Ms. Abigail Lawlis Kuzma, Indianapolis Ms. Kuzma...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #4

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the fourth interview of Round 1 Mr. Bryce D. Owens, Pendleton Mr. Owens...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Yet more on: A first look at the candidates' submissions

How is another letter from an ILB reader:Bravo! Tremendous work advocating for public access to the judicial nomination process. I...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #3

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the third interview of Round 1 Ms. Carol Nemeth Joven, Indianapolis Joven began...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #2

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the second interview of Round 1 Mr. Jeffrey D. Wehmueller, Fishers Responding to...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Round One, Interview #1

This is Attorney Cara Wieneke's report on the first interview of Round 1 Hon. Cynthia J. Ayers, Marion Superior Court,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - More on: A first look at the candidates' submissions

Yesterday the ILB asked "Now that CJ Shepard is gone, is there no more openness and transparency?" Unlike the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - A first look at the candidates' submissions

Plainfield criminal defense attorney Cara Wieneke has prepared for the ILB an introductory review of the materials submitted by...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - More on: Now that CJ Shepard is gone, is there no more openness and transparency?

Thie ILB has received several responses to its post earlier today. I may compile and post them, without attribution, later...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Now that CJ Shepard is gone, is there no more openness and transparency?

In the three last appellate judicial selection processes (for both Supreme Court and Tax Court vacancies) the candidates' applications were...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Monday, May 14, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Additional information from the ILB about the upcoming Court of Appeals selection process

New Category: The ILB has created a new category so that readers may easy access all entries on the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, May 14, 2012

Friday, May 11, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Even more on: Here is the list of 14 applicants, plus the schedule

A number of you have asked: who will be covering the interviews for the ILB this time, as IU McKinney...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, May 11, 2012

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Still more on: Here is the list of 14 applicants, plus the schedule

Some observations, so far, about the list of applicants:Seven men; seven women have applied. The Court of Appeals, which has...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, May 10, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - More on: Here is the list of 14 applicants, plus the schedule

Yes, in response to inquiries, the ILB is waiting to hear when the 14 candidates' applications will be posted, and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, May 10, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Here is the list of 14 applicants, plus the schedule

The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission will consider fourteen applicants for the upcoming vacancy on the Court of Appeals of Indiana....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, May 10, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - More on: Waiting for list of applicants for upcoming Court of Appeals vacancy

Updating this entry from earlier today, the ILB has heard there were 14 applications submitted. However, no list of names...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, May 10, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Waiting for list of applicants for upcoming Court of Appeals vacancy

Applications were due yesterday, May 9th, to fill the seat to be vacated by Judge Darden when he retires this...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, May 10, 2012

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Applications available for upcoming COA Judge Darden vacancy; Justice Sullivan vacancy process to occur later

From a Court news release:APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR JUDICIAL POSITION ON THE INDIANA COURT OF APPEALS A position on the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, April 05, 2012

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Vacancy on COA 2012 - Judge Darden retiring?

Although I have seen no official announcement, apparently Judge Carr L. Darden of the Indiana Court of Appeals is retiring...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, January 18, 2012