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Saturday, September 22, 2012

Vacancy #2 on Supreme Court 2012 - "Loretta Rush's appointment to Indiana Supreme Court leaves crucial void in Tippecanoe courthouse"

This long story on Judge Loretta Rush's upcoming transition from Tippecanoe Superior Court 3 to the Supreme Court, written by...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, September 22, 2012

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Vacancy #2 on Supreme Court 2012 - Videos available on Youtube of finalist interviews

Thanks to the ISBA, the ILB is able to link to the YouTube videos of the following interviews: Interview: ">Hon....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, August 09, 2012

Friday, July 13, 2012

Vacancy #1 & 2 on Supreme Court 2012 - FWJG asks Jane Seigel why she did not apply this time

The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette's "Furthermore ..." column today includes this item:Sixteen of 22 candidates for the Indiana Supreme Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 13, 2012

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Ind. Gov't. - Steve Schultz gets new job from Gov. Daniels

Posted late this afternoon in the Louisville Courier Journal, reported by Marcus Green:Steve Schultz has resigned as executive director of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "New Indiana Supreme Court Justice Mark Massa dons robes of office"

William J. Booher of the Indianapolis Star has the story today, along with a set of nice photos by Matt...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Not "lost to history" after all

In this May 1st entry I wrote:Actually, J. Massa's first appearance was in the oral argument held at Martin University...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, May 03, 2012

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Ind. Courts - New Chief Justice to be selected May 15? Correct

From a press release from the Courts:On Tuesday, May 15th the Judicial Nominating Commission will vote to select Indiana’s next...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Justice Massa formal swearing-in to be Monday, May 7th

From a news release:Mark Massa will be sworn-in as Indiana’s 107th Justice on May 7th in Indianapolis. Acting Chief Justice...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - A message from Acting Chief Justice Brent Dickson

Message just received by ILB and others:Dear fellow Indiana lawyer, I was forty-four years old in 1985 when two lawyer...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Deadline for: Honoring Chief Justice Shepard

Updating this ILB entry from March 6th, Maggie Smith writes to remind that the deadline to register for the May...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

Ind. Courts - Determination and persistence evident in one judge's history

Last week I attended the afternoon session of the Indiana Law Review Symposium, "Reflecting on Forty Years of Merit Selection,"...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, April 13, 2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Has the Judicial Nominating Commission ever sent a list of three woman nominees to the Governor?

Today a reader who had attended the McKinney School of Law Law Review Symposium on Judicial Selection this past Thursday...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 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

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - "Frank Sullivan’s unexpected resignation [is a] big loss for the court"

The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette editorial today:Frank Sullivan’s unexpected resignation from the Indiana Supreme Court did more than add to...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, April 05, 2012

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Those who are eager to see it would serve their cause better by not making a whole lot more noise, because it would taint the choice"

That is a quote from Dan Carden's story posted today on the NWI Times site. The brief story is headed...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - More from the Justice Sullivan interview

Here are some tweets from Chris Sikich's interview yesterday with Justice Sullivan yesterday: Sullivan says the court would be better...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Justice Sullivan and diversity

Chris Sitich, who authored today's IndyStar story on the Sullivan retirement, has more on the Star blog, DeepFriedPolitics....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Another Indiana Supreme Court justice to step down"

Several stories this morning following on Justice Sullivan's unexpected announcement yesterday that he will be leaving the Supreme Court. Chris...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Monday, April 02, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "The Court will go from one with more than 91 years of combined service and experience among its five justices in 2010 to much less than half of that this summer"

Thanks to Robert H. McKinney Law Professor Joel Schumm for the following analysis:On February 24, 2008, the five justices of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, April 02, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - J. Dickson pays tribute to J. Sullivan

BTW, I was about to retire the "Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012" heading today, with the swearing in of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, April 02, 2012

2nd 2012 Vacancy on the Supreme Court - Justice Sullivan to resign

Just released from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law:Indiana Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan, Jr. to Join Indiana...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, April 02, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Photo: Swearing in of Justice Massa

Photo: Swearing in of Justice Massa....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, April 02, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Newest state justice cites early lessons in the rule of law" [Updated]

As noted in this March 28th ILB entry, Justice-Designate Mark Massa will take the oath of office as Indiana’s 107th...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, April 02, 2012

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Retired Chief Justice Shepard steps into Senior Judge role at Court of Appeals"

The Indiana Court of appeals issued this news release yesterday:INDIANAPOLIS – The Court of Appeals of Indiana welcomes retired...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, March 31, 2012

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Four member Supreme Court hearing oral argument in New Albany this evening

Photo of Supreme Court hearing oral argument this evening in New Albany:5:00 PM - Dalmas Anyango v. Rolls-Royce Corp., et...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 29, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Yet more on: Governor Daniels fails again to appoint a woman to the Supreme Court

Updating earlier ILB entries, the most recent being this from March 27th, the Muncie Star-Press weighs in today with an...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 29, 2012

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Justice-Designee Mark S. Massa has two clerkship openings

See information here, listed at the end....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Supreme Court of 4 sitting today; Massa to take oath April 2nd

The Supreme Court just convened for oral argument in J.M. v. Review Board. With the retirement of Chief Justice Shepard...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - More on: Governor Daniels fails again to appoint a woman to the Supreme Court

Updating this ILB entry from March 24th, the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette has published this editorial, titled "Losing ground." Some...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Monday, March 26, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Region native takes helm as Indiana's acting chief justice

A great story in the NWI Times today, reported by Dan Carden. Some quotes:INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana native is...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 26, 2012

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "He's no longer chief justice, but don't call Shepard retired"

A good story today by Eric Bradner of the Evansville Courier & Press. There is much interesting in the long...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Sunday, March 25, 2012

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Governor Daniels fails again to appoint a woman to the Supreme Court

Updating this ILB entry from yesterday, here are some news reports of the Governor's appointment yesterday. I've added a few...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, March 24, 2012

Ind. Courts - "Daniels says the current state system for appointing judges works in Indiana, but calls the Marion County slating system for judicial selection a travesty"

See IndyPolitics, it has the 5 minute audio....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, March 24, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - One take on Daniels' Supreme Court selections

"Indiana Supreme Court To Remain All Male After Daniels Names Massa" is the heading to this post by Gary Welsh...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, March 24, 2012

Friday, March 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Massa appointed [Updated]

Echoing his statement from 2010, Daniels says today: #INGov Daniels says he would have liked nothing more than to name...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Gov. Daniels names ...

... Mark Massa to fill the seat vacated today by the retirement from the Court of Chief Justice Shepard. Next...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Announcement coming today [Updated]

Governor Mitch Daniels will announce his selection for a vacancy on the Indiana Supreme Court created by the retirement of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 23, 2012

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Chief Justice Randall Shepard gets a warm send-off: Officials, friends, associates honor 27-year state Supreme Court veteran, who retires Friday"

Mary Beth Schneider has this story in today's Indianapolis Star. Some quotes:Some words came up over and over Monday as...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Retirement ceremony details

Now available from the Court, a webpage with detailed information about CJ Shepard's retirement ceremony, including photographs and remarks....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 19, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Ceremony for retiring CJ Shepard today at 1:30 PM

Watch live at 1:30 PM via Windows Media. Some quotes from the news release:Governor Mitch Daniels and American Bar Association...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 19, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Gov Daniels says he may name a new Supreme Court justice to replace retiring CJ Shepard this week"

So tweets Mary Beth Schneider of the Indianapolis Star. That makes sense, as the Chief's last day is this Friday....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 19, 2012

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - WFYI on Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard

No Limits is WFYI Public Radio's weekly news and public affairs program. Hosted by John Krull, director of Franklin College's...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 08, 2012

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Honoring Chief Justice Shepard

Maggie L. Smith of Frost Brown Todd LLC and chair of the ISBA Appellate Practice session, writes to attorneys:On May...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Monday, March 05, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Today Indiana has an Acting Chief Justice

As clarified in this March 1, 2012 ILB entry, the name is the same, but the designation is different:Chief Justice...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 05, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Woman on the Indiana Supreme Court – or not?

Don't miss this ILB entry from Sunday....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 05, 2012

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Woman on the Indiana Supreme Court – or not?

That is the topic of this excellent, fleetingly freely available, analysis piece by Lesley Weidenbener, managing editor of the Franklin...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Sunday, March 04, 2012

Friday, March 02, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Governor Daniels to press this morning

#INGov Daniels says he'll name new Supreme Court justice "by and by. " Which we knew. He interviewed 3 finalists...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 02, 2012

Thursday, March 01, 2012

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

Updating the ILB entry from early this morning, here now is the Judicial Nominating Commission's 6-page report to the Governor,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 01, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Official word: When exactly is CJ Shepard retiring?

Many thanks to Kathryn Dolan, Indiana Supreme Court Public Information Officer, who just sent this official information to the ILB:Chief...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 01, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - More on: When exactly is CJ Shepard retiring? [Note correction]

The ILB now has the answer:Chief Justice Shepard's current 5-year term as Chief Justice will end March 4th, 2012. Justice...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 01, 2012

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

Today marks one week since the Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 naming by the Judicial Nominating Commission of three finalists' names...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 01, 2012

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Seigel is "easy pick for state's top court"

That is the headline to this great editorial in the Sunday Fort Wayne Journal Gazette:The end-run around equal representation inevitably...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Sunday, February 26, 2012

Friday, February 24, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Videos of finalists

The ISBA has now posted the videos of JNC's interviews of the three candidates selected as finalists (slow to load):...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 24, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Scuttlebutt re Governor's appointment process

The ILB has heard (for what it's worth) that the Governor intends to act quickly this time in making...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 24, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Press reports of selection of finalists

"3 finalists are selected for Indiana Supreme Court," report Bill McCleeryand William J. Booher here in the Indianapolis Star. "Former...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 24, 2012

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - When exactly is CJ retiring?

The information the ILB received in December was that Chief Justice Shepard is retiring on March 4th. See this ILB...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Interest in interviews

12,318 ILB page views so far today....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Finalists named

The Judicial Nominating Commission will send these three names to the Governor: Jane Seigel, Mark Massa, Cale Bradford...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Announcement coming

In about 10 minutes, the Commission will publicly convene and make announcement....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - No word yet ...

No word yet, Judicial Nominating Commission has been in executive session since 12:45 - four hours....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court -"Supreme Court semi-finalists discuss gender diversity"

Bill McCleery of the Indianapolis Star has a brief story on this morning's interviews, where gender played a part in...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Photos from this morning's interviews

The Supreme Court press office has posted this photo set. But try this view. And here are the media. Prof....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Report on the final 4 interviews

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the final four semi-finalist interviews Hon. Robyn Moberly, Indianapolis (photo) (application) Judge Moberly opened...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - All seven interviews now concluded

Watch for summaries of the final four to be posted shortly....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Videos of three finalists

The ISBA will be posting videos of the three finalists' interviews this afternoon and the ILB will link to them....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Report on the first 3 interviews

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the first three semi-finalist interviews The Chief Justice opened the morning by commenting on...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Semi-finalist interviews have begun

Here is the interview schedule: 8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. – Ms. Jane Seigel 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. –...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 23, 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Opening questions for tomorrow's interviews

Although the ILB has been unable to confirm this with the Supreme Court press office, the ILB has independently learned...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court - More on: Where are the Women Justices?

Thanks to David Pippen, former general counsel to Governor Daniels, who has accepted the ILB's invitation to address the issues...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court - Where are the Women Justices?

Maureen Hayden reported yesterday for CNHI in a story headed "Daniels may face gender issue again with Supreme Court pick:...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Monday, February 20, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - More on: Addressing the elephants in the room

Updating this morning's ILB entry, Ted A. Waggoner, Peterson Waggoner & Perkins, LLP in Rochester sent a note shortly after...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, February 20, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Addressing the elephants in the room

This Thursday, Feb. 17th, the Judicial Nominating Commission will hold one-half hour interviews with each of the seven semifinalists. Looking...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, February 20, 2012

Friday, February 17, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Interview schedule for Thursday, February 23rd

Just released interview schedule for Thursday, February 23rd: 8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. – Ms. Jane Seigel 9:15 a.m. –...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 17, 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - 2nd round date clarified as Thursday, Feb. 23rd

The date for the second round of hearings has clarified as Thurs., Feb. 23rd. (Here is the earlier news release.)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 16, 2012

Friday, February 10, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Stories today on the results of Round #1

"Region magistrate not selected as semi-finalist for Indiana Supreme Court vacancy" is the heading to this NWI Times story by...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 10, 2012

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Answer to "Who moves on to next round?"

I'm told the public vote of the Judicial Nominating Commission will be taking place shortly now ... Unfortunately, Prof. Schumm...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 09, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court - Photos of all the candidates' interviews over past two days

Access here....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 09, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Who moves on to next round?

Out of the 15 men and women interviewed yesterday afternoon and this morning by the Nominating Commission, several will be...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 09, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Day 2: Report on the final 3 interviews

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the final three interviews of Day 2 Ms. Jane Seigel, Indianapolis (photo) (application) In...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 09, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Day 2: Report on the first 4 interviews

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the first four interviews of Day 2 Ms. Rebecca Trent, West Lafayette (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 09, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Some news coverage of yesterday's interviews

"Magistrate touts experience in high court interview" is the heading of a story by Dan Carden of the NWI Times...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 09, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Seven interviews this morning

Seven candidates will be interviewed this morning by the Judicial Nominating Commission, to be followed by deliberations in executive session,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 09, 2012

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Photos of final two interviews today

Photos of Judge Granger and Judge Pagano (click for larger views): Here is the entire set of photos for today,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Day 1: Report on the final 2 interviews

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the final two interviews of Day 1 Hon. Maria Granger, Floyd Superior Court 3...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Photos of second three interviews

Rory O’Bryan, Judge Bradford, and Judge Moberly. Note that in the photo of Judge Moberly, you also can see Prof....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Day 1: Report on the second 3 interviews

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the second set of three interviews of Day 1 Mr. Rory O’Bryan, Indianapolis (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - General Disclaimer

For the record, here is a general disclaimer covering this entire series that the ILB had intended to post earlier...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Photos of first three interviews

View a slideshow of 11 photos of the first three interviews this afternoon, with captions, by using the "next" button....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Day 1: Report on the first 3 interviews

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the first three interviews of Day 1 Mr. Les Shively, Evansville (photo) (application) The...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Names the interviewees will be facing.

From Ind. Univ. Robert McKinney School of Law Professor Joel Schumm. Names the interviewees will be facing. See this...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Setting the stage for this afternoon's interviews

From Ind. Univ. Robert McKinney School of Law Professor Joel Schumm. The first round of interviews for the Indiana...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Eight interviews this afternoon

Eight candidates will be interviewed this afternoon by the Judicial Nominating Commission, the remaining seven interviews will take place tomorrow...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - The Supreme Court Nominating Commission

Updating an ILB entry from July 26, 2010, how has the membership of the Judicial Nominating Commission changed since...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "15 applicants for Indiana Supreme Court seat will go before panel this week"

The Indianapolis Star today has a story by Bill Booher going over information about the upcoming interviews for the Indiana...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Monday, February 06, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Lake magistrate interviews Wednesday for Ind. Supreme Court seat"

Dan Carden had a story this weekend in the NWI Times about Lake County Magistrate Michael Pagano, "the youngest of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, February 06, 2012

Friday, February 03, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Schedule and applications now posted

Here is the interview schedule. Here are the photos and applications of the 15 candidates....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 03, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Applicant Information And Interview Times Of Those Seeking Position On High Court?

Interviews scheduled to start next Wednesday. Watching for info to be posted for public review ......

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 03, 2012

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - More stories today from the print press

Supplementing this ILB entry from Jan. 28th, which linked to local stories on several of the candidates, Ron Wilkins has...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 02, 2012

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - More on: "A first look at the candidates' submissions"

This ILB entry from yesterday, Jan. 31st, had a photo of the Supreme Court library table with the 15 applications,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Follow all the entries

Don't forget, you can follow all the entries by using the category link, "Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012" in...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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

Again this year, Ind. University-Robert McKinney School of Law professor Joel Schumm has prepared for the ILB an introductory...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Stories today from the print press

"15 applicants seek to fill Shepard's spot on Indiana Supreme Court," from the Indianapolis Star today, reported by William J....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, January 28, 2012

Friday, January 27, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - A first look at the applicants

Thanks to IU Robert McKinney School of Law's Prof Joel Schumm for this first look at the candidates:Number of Applicants...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, January 27, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - More on: Here is the just released list of applicants for the vacancy

Other nuggets: 8 men; 7 women; two finalists from last time reapplied; 6 judges; 9 attorneys; 2 attorneys with ties...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, January 27, 2012

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Here is the just released list of applicants for the vacancy

Hon. Robert R. Altice, Jr., Marion Superior Court, Criminal Division 2 Hon. Cynthia J. Ayers, Marion Superior Court, Civil Division...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, January 27, 2012

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Applications due tomorrow

The deadline for applications for the vacancy on the state’s highest court is tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 27th. Kathryn Dolan, Indiana...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, January 26, 2012

Friday, December 23, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - How many applicants will apply for the vacancy created by Chief Justice Shepard's retirement?

Re the poll at the end of this ILB entry from Dec. 21st, the results show somewhat more than half...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, December 23, 2011

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Governor appoints Jean Northenor to the JNC, for a 3-year term beginning Jan. 1st

Announced by the Governor's office this morning:Jean Northenor, of Warsaw, retired as vice president for marketing, human resources, maintenance and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, December 22, 2011

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - To Reapply or Not Reapply…?

By Professor Joel Schumm, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law As noted in this post, the Judicial...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Nepotism bill could restrict Daniels' justice picks"

So remarks Fort Wayne Journal Gazette editorial writer Tracy Warner in this article today:The search for a new Indiana Supreme...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Monday, December 19, 2011

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2012 - Applications for an upcoming vacancy on the state’s highest court are due January 27, 2012

From a press release just posted:Applications for an upcoming vacancy on the state’s highest court are due January 27, 2012....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, December 19, 2011

Friday, December 16, 2011

Ind. Gov't. - More on "Governor Daniels names Anita Kolkmeier Samuel general counsel"

Adding to this ILB entry from earlier this morning, outgoing general counsel David Pippen has written the ILB (and perhaps...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, December 16, 2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Ind. Gov't. - David Pippen's last day on Daniel's staff is tomorrow [Updated]

Mary Beth Schneider has tweeted:Gov Daniels top legal counsel David Pippen's last day is tomorrow. He's leaving to join Bose...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, December 15, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Ten to Watch in 2012, Part 2

By Professor Joel Schumm, Indiana University McKinney School of Law THE LIST (in alphabetical order): Honorable Cale Bradford (link),...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, December 15, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Ten to Watch in 2012, Part 1

By Professor Joel Schumm, Indiana University McKinney School of Law The Judicial Nominating Commission will soon begin accepting applications...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, December 15, 2011

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Last year's applicants and ILB coverage plans for 2012

Here are the names on the July 1, 2010 list of applicants for the Supreme Court position created last year...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, December 08, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Speculation swirls around next Indiana chief justice"

The Evansville Courier & Press has just posted this long AP story by Charles Wilson. The story begins:INDIANAPOLIS — Speculation...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, December 08, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Chief Justice Shepard: essential dates

1. Randall T. Shepard of Evansville was appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court by Governor Robert D. Orr in 1985...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, December 08, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - "Indiana's top judge says he'll retire in March"

Here is the lengthy Indianapolis Star coverage this morning of Chief Justice Shepard's retirement announcement and a look at his...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, December 08, 2011

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - Justice David likely next Chief Justice

Very likely. Here are the reasons. 1. The next Chief Justice will be selected from the four current justices: Sullivan,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, December 07, 2011