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Friday, March 10, 2017

Ind. Courts - Justice Rucker holds court yesterday in hometown Gary

From the Gary Post-Tribune, Javonte Anderson reports. Some quotes from the long story:Nearly 50 years after crossing the stage as...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, August 12, 2016

Ind. Courts - "'Lake County boy' joins Indiana Supreme Court"

That is the headline to this story in the NWI Times, reported by Dan Cardin. A few quotes:INDIANAPOLIS — The...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, August 12, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Ind. Courts - 3rd time a charm for Justice Slaughter

Geoffrey G. Slaughter was formally sworn in today as Indiana's 109th Justice. According to the ILB archives, five applicants for...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, August 11, 2016

Ind. Courts - More on: Investiture ceremony for Justice Slaughter Thursday, August 11

Updating this ILB post from August 8, you can watch the ceremony live here - it should last about an...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, August 11, 2016

Monday, August 08, 2016

Ind. Courts - Investiture ceremony for Justice Slaughter Thursday, August 11

From the news release:The investiture ceremony for Geoffrey G. Slaughter as Indiana's 109th Justice will take place on Thursday, August...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, August 08, 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

Courts - "Crown Point native hears first cases at Supreme Court"

Dan Carden reports in the NWI Times about yesterday's oral arguments before the Indiana Supreme Court. Some quotes:Justice Geoffrey Slaughter...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, June 24, 2016

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Slaughter to join Supreme Court June 13th

From the Supreme Court:Attorney Geoffrey G. Slaughter will be sworn in as an Indiana Supreme Court Justice on Monday, June...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - How long will the seat remain vacant?

Judge Loretta Rush was named by Gov. Daniels to the Supreme Court on Sept. 14, 2012. According to this Nov....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, May 16, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - "Slaughter named new state justice: Replaces 30-year veteran on bench"

That is the headline to Niki Kelly's Fort Wayne Journal Gazette story on Governor Pence's action yesterday naming Indi­anapo­lis civil...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Monday, May 09, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Photos of today's announcement

Here are 10 photos of the event, thanks to the Indiana Supreme Court....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, May 09, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Governor Pence Names Geoffrey G. Slaughter to Indiana Supreme Court

Here is Governor Pence's news release, along with a photo of Governor Pence, Mr. Slaughter, and his wife Julie Ann:Indianapolis...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, May 09, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Pence appoints Indianapolis attorney Geoffrey Slaughter as next Justice [Updated at 1:26]

Governor Pence has named Geoffrey G. Slaughter - Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Indianapolis, to fill the vacancy on...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, May 09, 2016

Monday, May 02, 2016

Ind. Courts - Gov. Pence has a little over one week left to name a new Supreme Court justice

On March 11th the Judicial Nominating Commission formally submitted the names of three nominees to Governor Pence. From the Constitution:...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, May 02, 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016

Ind. Courts - Gov. Pence has a little over two weeks left to name a new Supreme Court justice

Governor Pence has a little over two weeks left to name a new Supreme Court justice. The Supreme Court has...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, April 25, 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - "Pence to make first Supreme Court appointment"

Kristine Guerra of the Indianapolis Star as a good story today on the three candidates to fill the upcoming vacancy....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 18, 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Evaluations sent to Governor

Here is the 8-page letter containing the written evaluations of the 3 finalists, dated March 11th, that Chief Justice Rush,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 11, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Some Thoughts on the Second Round and the List of Three

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law As the Judicial Nominating Commission was...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 11, 2016

Monday, March 07, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Nominee will be arguing high-profile case before the Supreme Court next week

One of the three finalists whose names will be officially sent to the Governor later this week by Justice Rush,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 07, 2016

Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Here are the three names to be sent to the Governor

Sec. 10 of ARTICLE 7 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana provides in part:Section 10. Selection of Justices...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - JNC announcement to take place on or about 7PM

Indiana Courts just tweeted:JNC to vote in 15 minutes on 3 nominees. State House room 319. Enter building at north...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - JNC sends out for dinner

Niki Kelly of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette tweeted at 5:20 PM: Judicial Commission ordered out for dinner...— Niki Kelly...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Now for the waiting

The Judicial Nominating Commission will now lunch and conduct deliberations in executive session. If past history is any indication, it...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on the final interview, #15, Mr. Geoffrey G. Slaughter

Mr. Geoffrey G. Slaughter - Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Indianapolis (photo) (application) (first interview - 2nd in entry) When...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Ind. Decisions - Court of Appeals issues 0 opinion(s) today (and 2 NFP memorandum decision(s))

For publication opinions today (0): NFP civil decisions today (1): In the Matter of the Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #14, Mr. Thomas E. Wheeler, II

This is Cara Wieneke's report on interview #14 of Round 2 Mr. Thomas E. Wheeler, II - Frost Brown Todd...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #13, Hon. Thomas J. Felts

This is Cara Wieneke's report on interview #13 of Round 2 Hon. Thomas J. Felts - Allen Circuit Court, Fort...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #12, Mr. Mark A. Lienhoop

This is Cara Wieneke's report on interview #12 of Round 2 Mr. Mark A. Lienhoop - Newby Lewis Kaminski &...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #11, Rep. Thomas W. Washburne

This is Cara Wieneke's report on interview #11 of Round 2 Rep. Thomas W. Washburne - Old National Bancorp, Evansville...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2, Day 2 Schedule

March 4 (Friday) 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Rep. Thomas W. Washburne (photo) (application) (first interview) 10:00 a.m. –...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 04, 2016

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #10, Hon. James R. Ahler

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #10 of Round 2 Hon. James R. Ahler - Jasper Superior Court,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #9, Hon. Matthew C. Kincaid

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #9 of Round 2 Hon. Matthew C. Kincaid - Boone Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #8, Hon. Steven L. Hostetler

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #8 of Round 2 Hon. Steven L. Hostetler - St. Joseph Superior...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #7, Hon. Frances C. Gull

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #7 of Round 2 Hon. Frances C. Gull - Allen Superior Court,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #6, Hon. Darrin M. Dolehanty

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #6 of Round 2 Hon. Darrin M. Dolehanty - Wayne Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #5, Hon. Paul R. Cherry

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #5 of Round 2 Hon. Paul R. Cherry - Magistrate Juddge, USDC,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #4, Mr. Thomas M. Fisher

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #4 of Round 2 Mr. Thomas M. Fisher - Indiana Solicitor General,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #3, Hon. Steven R. Nation

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #3 of Round 2 Hon. Steven R. Nation - Hamilton Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #2, Hon. Vicki L. Carmichael

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #2 of Round 2 Hon. Vicki L. Carmichael - Clark Circuit Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Round 2: Report on interview #1, Mr. Peter J. Rusthoven

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on interview #1 of Round 2 Mr. Peter J. Rusthoven - Barnes & Thornburg...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - The final two days of interviews have begun

See the complete schedule here. Expect the first report from Prof. Schumm within an hour....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Letters of Recommendation

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law Late last week, I went...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 03, 2016

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Schedule for tomorrow and Friday

Here is the interview schedule for schedule for tomorrow and Friday. The Judicial Nominating Commission will use the next two...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Columbus native among 15 finalists

Olivia Covington of the Columbus Indiana Republic reported Feb. 26th. Some quotes from the long story: A Columbus native is...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, February 29, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Interview schedule for round #2

Here is the interview schedule for schedule for Round #2, just released:The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) will conduct public interviews...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 26, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Some Thoughts on the First Round and Looking Forward to the Second

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law For those who have expressed...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Finalists announced after 5 hours of deliberation

The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) held a public vote this evening, as required by statute, to complete the winnowing process...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Finalists to be announced at about 5 PM

@Indiana Courts just tweeted at 4:45 that:JNC to vote in 15 mins in SH room 319 on finalists for SC....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 3: Report on interview #29, Hon. Steven R. Nation

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 8th (and final) interview of Day 3 Hon. Steven R. Nation, Noblesville...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 3: Report on interview #28, Ms. Karen A. Wyle

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 7th interview of Day 3 Ms. Karen A. Wyle., Bloomington (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 3: Report on interview #27, Mr. Lyle R. Hardman

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 6th interview of Day 3 Mr. Lyle R. Hardman, South Bend (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 3: Report on interview #26, Mr. Thomas M. Fisher

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 5th interview of Day 3 Mr. Thomas M. Fisher, Jr., Indianapolis (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 3: Report on interview #25, Rep. Thomas W. Washburne

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 4th interview of Day 3 Rep. Thomas W. Washburne, Evansville (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 3: Report on interview #24, Hon. Paul R. Cherry

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 3rd interview of Day 3 Hon. Paul R. Cherry, Hammond (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Some photos

You can see a number of photos of the 2016 interview process here, via the Supreme Court. Here is...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Are later interviewees at an advantage?

In a word, "No." Judicial Nominating Commission counsel Adrienne Meiring has this covered. Here are some quotes from a last...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 3: Report on interview #23, Hon. Kit C. Crane

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 2nd interview of Day 3 Hon. Kit C. Crane, New Castle (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 3: Report on interview #22, Mr. Bryce D. Owens

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 1st interview of Day 3 Mr. Bryce D. Owens, Pendleton (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - "Waggoner withdraws high court candidacy"

Earlier this week the Supreme Court announced that the interview schedule would be adjusted to account for the withdrawal of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - How Many Semi-Finalists Will Be Named This Afternoon?

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law After interviewing the final eight...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 3: Interviews begin at 9:20 AM

Here is today's interview schedule. Today marks the end of the first round of interviews. February 19 (Friday) 9:20 a.m....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 19, 2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Supreme Court Vacancy 2016 - Even more tomorrow!

There are eight more interviews tomorrow morning, beginning at 9:20 am. The Judicial Nominating Commission is expected to announce its...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #21, Ms. Elizabeth C. Green

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 12th interview of Day 2 Ms. Elizabeth C. Green, Indianapolis (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #20, Hon. Darrin M. Dolehanty

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 11th interview of Day 2 Hon. Darrin M. Dolehanty, Richmond (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #19, Hon. Frances C. Gull

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 10th interview of Day 2 Hon. Frances C. Gull, Fort Wayne (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #18, Ms. Leanna K. Weissmann

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 9th interview of Day 2 Ms. Leanna K. Weissmann, Lawrenceburg (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #17, Mr. E. Nelson Chipman, Jr.

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 8th interview of Day 2 Mr. E. Nelson Chipman, Jr., Plymouth (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #16, Hon. Steven L. Hostetler

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 7th interview of Day 2 Hon. Steven L. Hostetler, South Bend (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #15, Mr. John H. Shean

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 6th interview of Day 2 Mr. John H. Shean, Bloomington (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #14, Hon. Larry W. Medlock

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 5th interview of Day 2 Hon. Larry W. Medlock, Salem (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #13, Ms. Jaime M. Oss

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 4th interview of Day 2 Ms. Jaime M. Oss, Michigan City (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #12, Hon. Matthew C. Kincaid

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 3rd interview of Day 2 Hon. Matthew C. Kincaid, Lebanon (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #11, Hon. Sally A. McLaughlin

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 2nd interview of Day 2 Hon. Sally A. McLaughlin, Lawrenceburg (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Report on interview #10, Hon. James R. Ahler

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 1st interview of Day 2 Hon. James R. Ahler, Rensselaer (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 2: Interviews begin at 9:30 AM

Here is today's interview schedule: February 18 (Thursday) 9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. – Hon. James R. Ahler (photo) -...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 1: Report on interview #9, Mr. Mark A. Lienhoop

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 9th interview of Day 1 Mr. Mark A. Lienhoop, LaPorte (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 1: Report on interview #8, Mr. Curtis E. Shirley

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 8th interview of Day 1 Mr. Curtis E. Shirley, Indianapolis (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 1: Report on interview #7, Mr. David E. Cook

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 7th interview of Day 1 Mr. David E. Cook, Indianapolis (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 1: Report on interview #6, Hon. Vicki L. Carmichael

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 6th interview of Day 1 Hon. Vicki L. Carmichael, New Albany (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 1: Report on interview #5, Mr. Peter J. Rusthoven

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 5th interview of Day 1 Mr. Peter J. Rusthoven, Indianapolis (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 1: Report on interview #4, Judge Thomas J. Felts

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 4th interview of Day 1 Hon. Thomas J. Felts, Fort Wayne (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Day 1: Report on the first 3 interviews

This is Alexandra Blackwell's report on the first three interviews of Day 1 Mr. Thomas P. Yoder, Fort Wayne (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Interviews begin at 10:30 AM

Here is today's interview schedule: February 17 (Wednesday) 10:45 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. – Mr. Thomas P. Yoder (photo) -...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Applicants’ Law Schools, Grades, and Class Rank

The following commentary is from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Professor Joel Schumm. It has become a...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Ages of Supreme Court Applicants

The following commentary is from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Professor Joel Schumm. As discussed in this...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2016 - What Does the Commission Expect of the Next Justice?

The following commentary is from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Professor Joel Schumm. The Judicial Nominating Commission...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Vacancy on the Supreme Court 2016 - Reviewing the Paper Supreme Court Applications

The following commentary is from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Professor Joel Schumm. Updating this post (and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2016 - Interviews begins tomorrow morning to fill the Supreme Court vacancy resulting from Justice Dickson's coming retirement

Beginning tomorrow morning, Wed., Feb. 17, at 10:30, the Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) will commence three consecutive days of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Friday, January 29, 2016

Ind. Courts - All 30 Supreme Court applications available in SC Law Library for review.

Here is the photo/tweet supplied by the Indiana Courts. As in the past, the ILB will be reviewing and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, January 29, 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Ind. Courts - Interview times, applications, photos of Supreme Court candidates

From the Court:The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) will conduct public interviews of the thirty applicants for the Supreme Court judicial...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, January 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Ind. Courts - Supreme Court applicants to be online tomorrow morning

From the Court: The interview schedule will be announced tomorrow morning (Thursday, January 28). The applications (and downloadable photographs) will...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Ind. Courts - Still more: Local papers/media report on Supreme Court applicants [Updated]

Updating yesterday's posts (see all posts on 2016 Supreme Court vacancy here), another story: "Three Area Residents Apply For Indiana...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Ind. Courts - More: Local papers/media report on Supreme Court applicants

Updating this post from earlier today, another story:"Local Judge, Attorney Apply To Fill Indiana Supreme Court Vacancy," by Mike Perleberg...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Ind. Courts - Local papers report on Supreme Court applicants

Here are the stories the ILB has seen this morning:"Two county residents apply for state court spot," by Rod Rose...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Ind. Courts - 30 apply for Supreme Court vacancy - 2nd breakdown [Corrected]

The ILB has covered the filling of the three earlier 21st century Supreme Court vacancies. Here are the lists of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, January 25, 2016

Ind. Courts - 30 apply for Supreme Court vacancy - 1st breakdown

First breakdown of applicants:12 jurists (11 state trial judges, 1 federal magistrate) 17 private attorneys or non-jurists such as prosecutors,solicitor...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, January 25, 2016

Ind. Courts - 30 apply for Supreme Court vacancy

The Judicial Nominating Commission received 30 applications for the upcoming Indiana Supreme Court vacancy. The following attorneys and judges...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, January 25, 2016

Ind. Courts - Applications for upcoming vacancy on the state's highest court are due today by noon

Applications for an upcoming vacancy on the state's highest court are due today, January 25, 2016 by noon. The ILB...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, January 25, 2016

Monday, January 18, 2016

Ind. Courts - Interviews for new justice to begin Wed., Feb. 17th

According to a news release from the Indiana Courts, "Applications for an upcoming vacancy on the state's highest court are...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, January 18, 2016

Monday, January 11, 2016

Ind. Courts - Justice Dickson's last day on bench will be Fri., April 29th

In a letter dated Jan. 11, 2016, Justice Dickson notifies Governor Pence that April 29, 2016 will be his final...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, January 11, 2016

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Ind. Courts - There is still time to apply to fill the 2016 vacancy on the Indiana Supreme Court

On Nov. 9th, Justice Dickson announced his retirement plans for 2016. On Nov. 12 applications for the upcoming vacancy on...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Ind. Courts - A Letter from the Chief Justice of Indiana

Re the upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush writes this letter:Dear Judicial Officers and Bar...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, November 12, 2015

Ind. Courts - Applications available for 109th Supreme Court justice

From the Court:Applications for an upcoming vacancy on the state’s highest court are available online. The applications are tentatively due...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, November 12, 2015

Monday, November 09, 2015

Ind. Courts - More on: Justice Brent E. Dickson will step down from the bench in the spring of 2016

Updating this ILB post from earlier today, Brandon Smith of Indiana Public Media writes:He says he hopes he’ll be remembered...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, November 09, 2015

Ind. Courts - Justice Brent E. Dickson will step down from the bench in the spring of 2016

From a news release:Indiana Justice Brent E. Dickson will step down from the bench in the spring of 2016 after...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, November 09, 2015