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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Evaluations sent to Governor

Here is the 8-page letter, dated April 26, containing the written evaluations of the 3 finalists that Chief Justice...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - "Supreme Court set to be all-white, all-GOP appointed"

That is the headline to the AP's Rick Callahan's story this weekend. Some quotes:Indiana’s next state Supreme Court justice will...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, April 24, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - More news coverage

Zoie Richey of The Statehouse File writes:The Judicial Nominating Commission has selected three nominees to fill the Indiana Supreme Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, April 21, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Press coverage of yesterday's JNC nominations [Updated]

"Three judges recommended to replace Rucker on Indiana Supreme Court" reports Dan Carden in this NWI Times story. Some quotes:INDIANAPOLIS...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - 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 Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - JNC announcement to take place shortly

Indiana Courts just tweeted:In 10 mins the JNC will announce 3 finalists for Sup Ct. Enter SH at west entrance,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - 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 Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #11, Hon. Steven L. Hostetler

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 11th (and final) interview of Round 2 Hon. Steven L. Hostetler, St....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #10, Ms. Leslie C. Henderzahs

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 10th interview of Round 2 Ms. Leslie C. Henderzahs, Fishers (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #9, Mr. Peter J. Rusthoven

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 9th interview of Round 2 Mr. Peter J. Rusthoven, Indianapolis (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #8, Hon. Matthew C. Kincaid

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 8th interview of Round 2 Hon. Matthew C. Kincaid, Boone Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #7, Hon. Peter R. Foley

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 7th interview of Round 2 Hon. Peter R. Foley, Morgan Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Interviews for Supreme Court finalists begin at 9:00 this morning

Here is today's schedule:9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Hon. Peter R. Foley 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Hon....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #6, Ms. Elizabeth C. Green

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 6th interview of Round 2 (and today's final interview) Ms. Elizabeth C....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #5, Hon. Maria D. Granger

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 5th interview of Round 2 Hon. Maria D. Granger, Floyd Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #4, Mr. William N. Riley

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 4th interview of Round 2 Mr. William N. Riley, Indianapolis (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #3, Hon. Christopher M. Goff

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 3rd interview of Round 2 Hon. Christopher M. Goff, Wabash Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #2, Rep. Thomas W. Washburne

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 2nd interview of Round 2 Rep. Thomas W. Washburne, Evansville (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Round 2: Report On Interview #1, Hon. Vicki L. Carmichael

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 1st interview of Round 2 Hon. Vicki L. Carmichael, Clark Circuit Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Interviews for Supreme Court finalists begin at 9:30 this morning

Here is today's schedule:9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Hon. Vicki L. Carmichael 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Rep....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Interviews for Supreme Court finalists set for April 18-19

From the JNC:The Judicial Nominating Commission will conduct public interviews of eleven finalists for a vacancy on the Indiana Supreme...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Thoughts on the First Round

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

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Commission selects 11 finalists for second interview

Here is the official news release:The Judicial Nominating Commission named 11 finalists for the 110th Supreme Court judicial position. The...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - JNC names semi-finalists

Here are the names, announced slightly after 5 pm this afternoon: Carmichael Foley Goff Granger Green Henderzahs Hostetler Kincaid Riley...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 18: Report On Interview #20, Mr. Bryce D. Owens

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 20th, and final, interview of the first round Mr. Bryce D. Owens,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 2: Report On Interview #19, Hon. Christopher M. Goff

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 19th interview of Day 2 Hon. Christopher M. Goff, Wabash Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 18: Report On Interview #18, Ms. Leanna K. Weissmann

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 18th interview of Day 2 Ms. Leanna K. Weissmann, Lawrenceburg (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 2: Report On Interview #17, Ms. Elizabeth C. Green

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 17th interview of Day 2 Ms. Elizabeth C. Green, Indianapolis (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 2: Report On Interview #16, Hon. Vicki L. Carmichael

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 16th interview of Day 2 Hon. Vicki L. Carmichael, Clark Circuit Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 2: Report On Interview #15, Mr. Dale W. Arnett

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 15th interview of Day 2 Mr. Dale W. Arnett, Winchester (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 2: Report On Interview #14, Hon. Maria D. Granger

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 14th interview of Day 2 Hon. Maria D. Granger, Floyd Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 2: Report On Interview #13, Hon. Peter R. Foley

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 13th interview of Day 2 Hon. Peter R. Foley, Morgan Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 2 Interviews begin at 9:30

Here is today's interview schedule: March 22 (Wednesday) 9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. – Hon. Peter R. Foley 9:50 a.m....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #12, Mr. Lyle R. Hardman

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 12th, and final, interview of Day 1 Mr. Lyle R. Hardman, South...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #11, Hon. Matthew C. Kincaid

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 11th interview of Day 1 Hon. Matthew C. Kincaid, Boone Superior Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #10, Mr. William N. Riley

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 10th interview of Day 1 Mr. William N. Riley, Indianapolis (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #9, Hon. Steven L. Hostetler

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 9th interview of Day 1 Hon. Steven L. Hostetler, St. Joseph Superior...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #8, Mr. Stephen R. Creason

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

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #7, Ms. Leslie C. Henderzahs

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 7th interview of Day 1 Ms. Leslie C. Henderzahs, Fishers (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #6, Mr. Peter J. Rusthoven

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 6th interview of Day 1 Mr. Peter J. Rusthoven, Indianapolis (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #5, Rep. Thomas W. Washburne

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 5th interview of Day 1 Rep. Thomas W. Washburne, Evansville (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #4, Hon. Larry W. Medlock

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 4th interview of Day 1 Hon. Larry W. Medlock, Washington Circuit Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #3, Ms. Jaime M. Oss

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 3rd interview of Day 1 Ms. Jaime M. Oss, La Porte (photo)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #2, Hon. Clayton A. Graham

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 2nd interview of Day 1 Hon. Clayton A. Graham, Marion Superior Court,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy On Supreme Court 2017 - Day 1: Report On Interview #1, Mr. Ralph E. Dowling

This is Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 1st interview of Day 1 Mr. Ralph E. Dowling, Muncie (photo) (application)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - Interviews begin

Here is a photo inside the interview room, all the commissioners look bright and cheery! (Photo via Indiana Courts)...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - Interviews begin at 9:30 AM

Here is today's interview schedule: March 21, 2017 (Tuesday) 9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. – Mr. Ralph E. Dowling 9:50...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - Applicant’s Law Schools, Grades, and Class Ranks

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law It has become a tradition...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 20, 2017

Ind. Courts - "State again in search of jurist for high court"

Niki Kelly of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette has a good lengthy story today on changes to the Indiana Supreme...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 20, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - Interviews begins tomorrow morning to fill the Supreme Court vacancy resulting from Justice Rucker's upcoming May retirement

Beginning tomorrow morning, Tuesday, March , at 9:30, the Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) will commence two days of interviews....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 20, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - Odds Against Finalists from Previous Vacancies

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law As mentioned in this post, Judges...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 17, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - Age of Indiana Supreme Court Applicants

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law Previous posts have summarized the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 16, 2017

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2017 - Looking Ahead: Round One Interviews Begin Next Tuesday

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law As noted in this post, twenty...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 16, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

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

From the Gary Post-Tribune, a report by Javonte Anderson. Some quotes from the long story:Nearly 50 years after crossing the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 10, 2017

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Ind. Courts - Supreme Court interviews announced, now start a week from Tuesday

First, here is the Supreme Court page with the photos and applications. And here are the interview dates and times:...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Ind. Courts - Supreme Court interviews start a week from Monday ...

Readers have been asking when the applications and photos will be available online. According to the news release sent out...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Monday, March 06, 2017

Ind. Courts - "21 apply to succeed Rucker on Indiana Supreme Court"

Here is the NWI Time's Dan Carden's story from last Friday on the applications. Some quotes:INDIANAPOLIS — Only one person...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 06, 2017

Friday, March 03, 2017

Ind. Courts - Twenty-one file to fill vacancy to be created by Justice Rucker's upcoming retirement [Updated]

Here is the list of applicants, just released by the Court:The Judicial Nominating Commission received twenty-one applications for the upcoming...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 03, 2017

Ind. Courts - Filling the Vacancy on the Indiana Supreme Court: What to Expect Today and Beyond

This analysis was prepared by Indiana University-Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor Joel Schumm. Shortly after the noon deadline...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, March 03, 2017

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Ind. Courts - Applications for Supreme Court due by noon tomorrow

From the January 17th announcement [emphasis added]:Submission The deadline for the 11 completed hard-copy applications is 12:00 p.m. on March...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Ind. Courts - "Clark County judge applying for Indiana Supreme Court vacancy"

Applications are due March 3rd, but one applicant's name is already public, Clark County Circuit Court No. 4 Judge Vicki...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, February 24, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Ind. Courts - Justice Rucker announces spring 2017 retirement; applications available, due March 3

The Supreme Court announces this morning:Indiana Supreme Court Justice Robert D. Rucker will step down from the bench in the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ind. Courts - Expect announcement soon that applications are available for upcoming Supreme Court vacancy

Based from the past process, look for the announcement any day now. Timing on most recent vacancy, occasioned by the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ind. Courts - Justice Rucker's retirement date likely will be sometime in March

Chief Justice Loretta Rush, in the annual State of Judiciary address this afternoon, announced that Justice Robert D. Rucker would...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, January 18, 2017