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Thursday, December 08, 2011

Vacancy on Supreme Court 2012 - More info

From Kathryn Dolan, Court information officer, a note this morning, :I have been asked about the selection process for the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, December 08, 2011

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Ind. Courts - Supreme Court Vacancy pages finalized

The Indiana Supreme Court Vacancy page, providing an overview of the many ILB entries on the filling of the 2010...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, September 23, 2010

Monday, September 20, 2010

Ind. Courts - Coverage of Daniels' Supreme Court appointment

Governor Daniels' selection Friday of Judge Steven David for the Indiana Supreme Court (see the ILB's Friday coverage here, here,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, September 20, 2010

Friday, September 17, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on Judge David's nomination

Mary Beth Schneider writes today:“I might have used (gender diversity) as a tie-braker. But this was not a tie,” Daniels...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, September 17, 2010

Ind. Courts - Here is everything available right now on the Governor's announcement

From the Governor's press offfice:Daniels selects Steven David to join Indiana Supreme Court INDIANAPOLIS (September 17, 2010) – Governor Mitch...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, September 17, 2010

Ind. Courts - Still more on: It is today!

Governor Daniels has selected Judge Steven David as the Indiana Supreme Court's, and Indiana's, newest justice. For more on Judge...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, September 17, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on: It is today!

The smart money today is on Judge David (top left photo). Here, from the ISBA staff newsletter, is how he...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, September 17, 2010

Ind. Courts - It is today!

From the Governor's office: "Governor Daniels will announce his selection for the next member of the Indiana Supreme Court today...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, September 17, 2010

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Ind. Court - Update on the Governor's Supreme Court selection process progress

Here is the word this morning from Governor Daniels' General Counsel, David Pippen: "Interviewed Mr. Mulvaney and Judge David yesterday....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, September 02, 2010

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Ind. Courts - Waiting for Gov. Daniels' Supreme Court announcement

Although he has 60 days from August 5, 2010 to make his decision, the smart money is on Governor Daniels...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, August 26, 2010

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Ind. Courts - Updates on Supreme Court vacancy; new tax court vacancy

How close is Gov. Daniels to picking a new Supreme Court justice? Not close, according to this story published Aug....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, August 14, 2010

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Sen. Steele praises process to fill Indiana Supreme Court vacancy"

Here is a feature ($$) by Roger Moon, reported in the August 8, 2010 issue of the Bedford Times-Mail:BEDFORD —...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - Three nominees' names submitted to Governor by Chief Justice Shepard

As related in detail in this July 26, 2010 ILB entry on the Judicial Nominating Commission and its responsibilities, IC...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, August 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - Photos of last Friday afternoon's semi-finalists, awaiting their interviews

The IN Courts has now made available the photos from the last Friday afternoon, July 30, 2010, interviews --...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, August 05, 2010

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Ind. Courts - ISBA posts some clips of finalists' interviews

Posted this morning on the ISBA Facebook page: Judge Moberly responds to question "Name two things that need improving...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Ind. Courts - Nominations open for the 2nd District attorney member of the Judicial Nominating Commission [Updated]

Today I, along with all the other members of the Indiana bar in the 2nd Judicial District who are in...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Monday, August 02, 2010

Ind. Courts - Judicial Nominating Commissioner's report to the Governor is to be public

When the Commission officially submits the three names selected Friday to the Governor, they will be accompanied by a report...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, August 02, 2010

Ind. Courts - Photos of Friday afternoon's semifinalists being questioned

Last Friday I was able to access photos of the six semi-finalists questioned in the morning and I posted them...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, August 02, 2010

Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - Some closing thoughts from Professor Schumm

Some closing thoughts this evening, from IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm: I have a few closing thoughts about the selection...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - "3 recommended for Indiana Supreme Court"

Niki Kelly has this report this evening in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. A quote:Daniels now has 60 days to...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - "3 finalists named. Appointment now in governor's hands"

Jon Murray has posted on his Indy Star Justice Watch blog:The nominees for the vacancy on the Indiana Supreme Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - A reaction . . .

A reader writes: "Out of 19 women, only one was a finalist?"...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - More

I'm expecting a wrap-up from Prof. Schumm....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - The Supreme Court press release

It begins:The Judicial Nominating Commission selected Hon. Steven H. David, Hon. Robyn L. Moberly and Mr. Karl L. Mulvaney as...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

The three finalists:

David, Moberly, Mulvaney....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - And the three finalists are . . .

This just in:The Judicial Nominating Commission will announce 3 finalists for the Indiana Supreme Court shortly. The Commission will meet...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - While we're waiting . . .

Here is a photo of our tireless reporter/analyst, Indiana University-Indianapolis Law Professor Joel Schumm, who I believe has done an...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - Report on the final 3 interviews of Supreme Court semi-finalists

This is IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the final three of the nine interviews for the Supreme Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - Photos of this morning's semi-finalists, being questioned

First row: Judge Steven David; Mr. Thomas Fisher; Judge Cynthia Emkes Second row: Ms. Ellen Boshkoff; Mr. Karl Mulvaney;...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Supreme candidates talk ideas, accomplishments in interviews"

Jon Murray has posted this entry on the morning's interviews at his Indy Star Justice Watch blog....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - Report on the second 3 interviews of Supreme Court semi-finalists

This is IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the 2nd three of the nine interviews for the Supreme Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - Report on the first 3 interviews of Supreme Court semi-finalists

This is IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the first three of the nine interviews for the Supreme Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 30, 2010

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ind. Courts - 3rd of 3 panels of semi-finalists for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Friday, July 30th, 2010

Moberly, Robyn L, Interview #7 - 1:15 p.m. to 1:45 a.m., Friday, July 30, 2010 Judge, Marion Superior Court,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ind. Courts - A Preview of the Final Round of Interviews

Here is IU-Indianapolis Law Professor Joel Schumm's preview of the final set of interveiws before the Commission: In this post...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ind. Courts - 2nd of 3 panels of semi-finalists for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Friday, July 30th, 2010

Boshkoff, Ellen E. Interview #4 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 30, 2010 Attorney, Baker & Daniels...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ind. Courts - 1st of 3 panels of semi-finalists for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Friday, July 30th, 2010

David, Steven H. Interview #1 - 8:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., Friday, July 30, 2010 Judge, Boone Circuit Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ind. Courts - Nine semi-finalists to be interviewed tomorrow

The final round of interviews before the judicial nominating commission begins tomorrow at 8:45 am Here is the schedule. As...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Ind. Courts - Do Law School Grades Matter in Selecting a Supreme Court Justice?

Here is IU-Indianapolis Law Professor Joel Schumm's report on the law school grades of the semi-finalists: First on the list...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Ind. Courts - Senator Steele on legislation impacting the court selection process

During the course of this month, the ILB has reviewed the records on appeal of the four trial judge semi-finalists...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Ind. Courts - Overview of ILB Entries on Filling the Supreme Court Vacancy

The ILB's coverage of the process to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court created by Justice Boehm's upcoming retirement...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Ind. Courts - How Have the Judges Fared? Judge Steven Nation

As explained in the post headed "How Have the Judges Fared?" the ILB is examining the records on appeal of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Ind. Courts - Reviewing the Nine Remaining Applications: One Semi-Finalist Gets a Wave of New Support

IU-Indianapolis Law Professor Joel Schumm wrote this report yesterday afternoon, July 27, 2010, for the ILB: A few weeks ago...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Monday, July 26, 2010

Ind. Courts - More about the Commissioners and their responsibilities

The Supreme Court Nominating Commission met July 6th and 7th and pared down to nine their 34 applications for the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 26, 2010

Ind. Courts - How have the judges fared? Judge Robyn Moberly

As explained in the post headed "How Have the Judges Fared?" the ILB is examining the records on appeal of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 26, 2010

Friday, July 23, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Crack analysis on Ind. Supreme Court race"

Jon Murray, at his Indy Star blog, Justice Watch, this afternoon recommends Prof. Schumm's coverage on the ILB. Nice....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 23, 2010

Ind. Courts - How have the judges fared? Judge Cynthia Emkes

As explained in the post headed "How Have the Judges Fared?" over the next few days the ILB is examining...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 23, 2010

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Ind. Courts - How have the judges fared? Judge Steve David

As explained in the post earlier today headed "How Have the Judges Fared?" over the next few days the ILB...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 22, 2010

Ind. Courts - How have the judges fared?

Last week the ILB looked at the appellate advocacy of the three semi-finalists for the vacancy on our Supreme Court...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 22, 2010

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Courts - "Pick for Calif. Chief Justice Could Create Court's First Female Majority "

The Recorder is reporting today that:Calif. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Third District Court of Appeal Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye to be...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010

Ind. Courts - Oral Advocacy of Karl Mulvaney

As explained in this post Tuesday, headed "A New Voice at Oral Argument," this week the ILB is featuring the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 16, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Ind. Courts - Schedule set for interviews of Supreme Court applicants

The Judicial Nominating Commission will interview the nine semi-finalists for the Indiana Supreme Court on Friday, July 30, 2010. ...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 15, 2010

Courts - Oral Advocacy of Thomas Fisher

As explained in this post Tuesday, headed "A New Voice at Oral Argument," this week the ILB is featuring the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 15, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Courts - Oral Advocacy of Ellen Boshkoff

As explained in this post Tuesday, headed "A New Voice at Oral Argument," this week the ILB is featuring the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Supreme Court candidate has ties to Clay County"

Jason Moon of the Brazil Times reports that:One of the nine semifinalists for the soon-to-be vacant position for the Indiana...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on: A New Voice at Oral Argument

Although the YouTube clip of CJ Shepard and J Rucker in this afternoon's ILB entry sounds fine on my laptop...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Ind. Courts - A New Voice at Oral Argument

IU Law-Indy Prof. Joel Schumm has prepared this introduction for some upcoming entries. The Indiana Supreme Court hears oral argument...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Some candidates are judges, and some are attorneys who practice in different areas of the law. One is a state senator." [Revised]

[Note: I've revised this entry somewhat; apparently I was referencing a truncated version of the story.] Jon Murray of the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Monday, July 12, 2010

Ind. Courts - More coverage planned on filling the Supreme Court vacancy

Over the period leading up to the July 30th interviews of the semi-finalists, ILB readers can expect much more coverage,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 12, 2010

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Ind. Courts - "It was evident from last week’s Indiana Supreme Court interviews that the state’s legal bar has a few characters"

So begins a brief entry in Political Notebook, a weekly column by Niki Kelly and Benjamin Lanka of the Fort...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Sunday, July 11, 2010

Friday, July 09, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Consider qualified women for Indiana Supreme Court opening"

That is the headline from this editorial in the Anderson Herald Bulletin. Some quotes:Justice, as the saying goes, should be...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 09, 2010

Ind. Courts - Odds reduced that a woman will be selected for the Supreme Court

From the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette's editorial page today:The initial list of candidates for the Indiana Supreme Court was promising...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 09, 2010

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Ind. Courts - One view on the slowness of change

Re the stories today that all the semi-finalists selected for the Supreme Court are from Indiana University law schools, in...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 08, 2010

Ind. Courts - "All nine of the semifinalists for the upcoming vacancy earned law degrees from one of IU's two law schools."

Jon Murray writes this afternoon in Justice Watch in an entry that concludes:The IU-Indy grads include all four trial judge...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 08, 2010

Ind. Courts - Semi-finalists Moberly and Fisher answering questions

Two of the semi-finalists. On the left, Judge Moberly. On the right, Tom Fisher. (Still no photos of Kiply...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 08, 2010

Ind. Courts - Reporters at interview, intent on capturing the Q & A

The Supreme Court press office has put some photos taken over the last two days online. I have selected some...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 08, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on the semi-finalists - all are Indiana University Law alums [Updated]

Joel Schumm writes in to note:The four judges and Mulvaney are Indianapolis alums; the remaining four are from Maurer (Bloomington)....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 08, 2010

Ind. Courts - Still need photos of several semi-finalists

Thanks to Judge Emkes, who just e-mailed a recent photo to the ILB. Still missing -- Judge Nation and Ms....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 08, 2010

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - Recap of the semifinalists selected for the Supreme Court vacancy

One final post this evening by the hard-working Professor Schumm. As he told me, now back to grading papers ......

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - Here are the names of the semi-finalists

Boshkoff, David, Drew, Emkes, Fisher, Moberly, Mulvaney, Nation, Steele --------------------------------- Boshkoff, Ellen B. - Attorney, Baker & Daniels -- interview...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - Day Two: Report on the Final 3 interviews of Wednesday afternnon

This is IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the FINAL three interviews (for now) - check here for the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - Day Two: Report on the first 3 interviews of Wednesday afternoon

This is IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the first three interviews of the afternoon of Day Two (three...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - Day Two: Report on the final 3 interviews of Wednesday morning

This is IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the final three interviews of the morning of Day Two (six...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - Look for a list of semi-finalists late today

Kathryn Dolan, Indiana Supreme Court Public Information Officer: "I anticipate the Commission will vote late this afternoon/early evening on the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - Day Two: Report on the second 3 interviews of Wednesday morning

This is IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the second three interviews of Day Two - check here for...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on: What is it like during a Supreme Court interview?

Here is another photo from the Indiana Courts site, this one taken this morning before the start of Day Two....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - What is it like during a Supreme Court interview?

Here is a photo I found on the Indiana Courts site, taken of yesterday's interview with attorney Judy Woods: The...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - Day Two: Report on the first 3 interviews of Wednesday morning

This is IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm's report on the first three interviews of Day Two - check here for...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Ind. Courts - Several news stories about yesterday's Supreme Court interviews

Niki Kelly of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette reports on the interviews yesterday afternoon of Allen Superior Court Judge Fran...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - "The two women with current region ties seeking a seat on the Indiana Supreme Court appear to have as good a chance as any of the 34 justice candidates"

Dan Carden of the NWI Times reported this morning on upcoming interviews tomorrow for two women from, as the headline...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Final panel of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy -- to be interviewed Wednesday afternoon, July 7th, 2010

Wheat, Allen N. Interview #32 -- Set for 2:45 pm, July 7, 2010 Judge, Steuben Circuit Court Angola, Steuben...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - 1st of two panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Wednesday afternoon, July 7th, 2010

Hughes, William J. Interview #29 -- Set for 1:30 pm, July 7, 2010 Judge, Hamilton Superior Court 3 Noblesville,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Day One Marathon Concludes: Report on the final 4 interviews of day one!

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the final four interviews of Day One - check here for the photos and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Last of 3 panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Wednesday morning, July 7th, 2010

David, Steven H. Interview #26 -- Set for 11:30 am, July 7, 2010 Judge, Boone Circuit Court Lebanon, Boone...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - 2nd of 3 panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Wednesday morning, July 7th, 2010

Menges, William C. Jr. Interview #23 -- Set for 10:15 am, July 7, 2010 Judge, Howard Superior Court 1...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - 1st of 3 panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Wednesday morning, July 7th, 2010

Mulvaney, Karl L. Interview #20 -- Set for 9:00 am, July 7, 2010 Attorney, Bingham McHale Indianapolis, Marion County...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Coming this evening, the ILB has prepared another set of printable reference sheets, these for tomorrow's 15 applicants

Check back - I'll be posting them between 6 and 8 pm. And how do you like the ILB's wall-to-wall...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Report on the second round of interviews this afternoon

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the second set of interviews this afternoon - check here for the photos and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Brief interviews cover a lot of terrain"

Here are quotes from Jon Murray's new entry on his Indianapolis Star blog, Justice Watch:At the outset of a couple...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Report on the first set of interviews this afternoon

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the first set of interviews this afternoon - check here for the photos and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Steele interviews for Supreme Court post; Carmichael up this afternoon"

Lesley Stedman Weidenbener of the Louisville Courier Journal has this report. A quote:In the initial round of interviews, each applicant...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on: To help keep track, the ILB has prepared a set of printable reference sheets

One of the applicants has just sent me a more current photo, which I am happy to substitute. As I...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Report on the final 3 interviews of the first morning

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the final three Tuesday morning interviews - check here for the photos and links...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Plenty to choose from for the next Indiana justice And the process here seems to be working out pretty well"

From an editorial today in the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel:Could any vacant office draw as much interest as the slot vacated...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Report on the second 3 interviews

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the second three interviews - check here for the photos and links for group...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Report on the first 3 interviews

This is Prof. Schumm's report on the first three interviews - check here for the photos and links for group...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Interviews have now begun

Interviews have now commenced. Here is the info on the first three interviewees. Surely being first has to present special...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - WANE news clip on two Supreme Court applicants

Here is a 1:53-minute WANE Fort Wayne(News Ch. 15) video clip featuring two Fort Wayne applicants, Judge Frances Gull and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Ind. Courts - Kokomo locals apply for Supreme Court

Ken de la Bastide reported in the July 5th issue of the Kokomo Tribune:Two area judges and an attorney have...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Monday, July 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - Last of 3 panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Tuesday afternoon, July 6th, 2010

Henderson, Susan Orr Interview #16 -- Set for 4:00 pm, July 6, 2010 Judge, Fountain Circuit Court Covington, Fountain...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - 2nd of 3 panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Tuesday afternoon, July 6th, 2010

Gull, Frances C. Interview #13 -- Set for 2:45 pm, July 6, 2010 Judge, Allen Superior Court Fort Wayne,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - 1st of 3 panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Tuesday afternoon, July 6th, 2010

Drew, Kiply S. Interview #10 -- Set for 1:30 pm, July 6, 2010 Associate General Counsel, Indiana University Bloomington,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - 3rd of 3 panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Tuesday morning, July 6th, 2010

Stump, Yasmin L. Interview #7 -- Set for 11:30 am, July 6, 2010 Attorney, Office of Yasmin L. Stump...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - 2nd of 3 panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Tuesday morning, July 6th, 2010

Woods, Judy L. Interview #4 -- Set for 10:15 am, July 6, 2010 Attorney, Bose McKinney & Evans Indianapolis,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - 1st of 3 panels of applicants for the Supreme Court vacancy to be interviewed Tuesday morning, July 6th, 2010

Boshkoff, Ellen B. Interview #1 -- Set for 9:00 am, July 6, 2010 Attorney, Baker & Daniels Indianapolis, Marion...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - To help keep track, the ILB has prepared a set of printable reference sheets

The interviews before the judicial nominating commission start tomorrow at 9:00 am and continue on through Wednesday. Jon Murray of...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - A preview of the first round interviews to fill the Supreme Court vacancy

Tomorrow and Wednesday, the Judicial Nominating Commission will conduct a whirlwind of interviews, 18 Tuesday and 15 on the following...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 05, 2010

Ind. Courts - Owens and Tribbitt Supreme Court applications featured

Justin Schneider of the Anderson Herald Bulletin reported July 2nd:PENDLETON, Ind. — Pendleton attorney Bryce Owens has been scheduled to...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, July 05, 2010

Saturday, July 03, 2010

Ind. Law - More on: Reviewing the 34 voluminous applications

Supplementing this ILB entry, Jon Murray of the Indianapolis Star also was present at the Supreme Court library yesterday afternoon...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, July 03, 2010

Friday, July 02, 2010

Ind. Law - Reviewing the 34 voluminous applications

The submissions of the 34 applicants to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, laid out for public review this afternoon...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 02, 2010

Ind. Courts - Age at Appointment and Years of Service of Recent Justices

Under current law, an Indiana Supreme Court justice must retire at or before age 75. The length of the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 02, 2010

Ind. Courts - Applicant Information And Interview Times Of Those Seeking Position On High Court Now Available

Access it here....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 02, 2010

Ind. Courts - Could Gov. Daniels Appoint a Democrat?

IU-Indy Law Prof. Joel Schumm, ILB special correspondent on the judicial nomination process, writes:Could Gov. Daniels Appoint a Democrat? One...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 02, 2010

Ind. Courts - A wealth of stories this morning on Supreme Court applicants [Updated]

Jon Murray of the Indiasnapolis Star, this story that sets the stage. It begins:One by one, 34 hopefuls will face...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, July 02, 2010

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Several prominent names in legal circles applied"

Jon Murray of the Indianapolis Star reports this afternoon:Several prominent names in legal circles applied, including Ellen E. Boshkoff, a...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 01, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on applicants

Check back to this list of applicants posted earlier - we (Prof. Schumm and I) are adding links to any...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 01, 2010

Ind. Courts - Factoids on list of applicants

How does the list mesh with names previously posted here on the ILB as potential applicants? Five of the eleven...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 01, 2010

Ind. Courts - Here is the list - [Update - will be adding links]

Here, from the information just released by the Court:The Judicial Nominating Commission received thirty-four applications for the upcoming Indiana Supreme...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 01, 2010

Ind. Courts - Here [NOT] are the applicants to fill the upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court

The list of applicants hasn't been posted yet, but while we are waiting, Rebecca S. Green of the Fort Wayne...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, July 01, 2010

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Ind. Courts - Following the Indiana Supreme Court selection process [Revised]

Updating earlier ILB entries, applications for the Supreme Court vacancy are due by noon today. See this ILB entry from...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Friday, June 18, 2010

Ind. Courts - Marion Judge Ayers name "being floated" for the Supreme Court

The upcoming 6/21/10 issue of Indiana Legislative Insight ($$) publishes an item the ILB also heard earlier this week:The name...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, June 18, 2010

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Who Should Pick Judges: People or Officials?"

Indiana Policy Review has just released this column by Andrea Neal. (The link may not work.) Some quotes:Despite efforts to...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Friday, June 04, 2010

Ind. Courts - Still more on the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission

Supplementing this ILB entry from June 2nd, where I noted:Unfortunately, little biographical information has been located at this time by...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, June 04, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on: First list of potentials for upcoming Supreme Court vacancy

Updating this ILB entry from May 28th, which published, with permission, Indiana Legislative Insight's list of potentials for the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, June 04, 2010

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission

Details on the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission: Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard, Chair Indiana Supreme Court Indianapolis...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Ind. Courts - Applications available for Supreme Court vacancy; schedule set

Here is the information, just released:Applications for an upcoming vacancy on the state’s highest court are due June 30, 2010,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Ind. Courts - Details on the list of Supreme Court potential applicants

Because of interest in the list of "potentials" for the vacancy posted by the ILB yesterday, the ILB has received...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, May 29, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Lake judge hyped for Ind. Supreme Court"; More

That is the headline to this story by Susan Brown in today's NWI Times. Some quotes:CROWN POINT | The word...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, May 29, 2010

Friday, May 28, 2010

Ind. Courts - First list of potentials for upcoming Supreme Court vacancy

The upcoming 5/31/10 issue of Indiana Legislative Insight ($$) contains a long article headed "Courting century's first new justice....

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, May 28, 2010

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Ind. Courts - More on "Two states — Idaho and Indiana — have no women on their highest courts"

The headline to this ILB entry from May 25, 2010 was correct. However, the body says:Idaho did end up with...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, May 27, 2010

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Courts - More on "Several States Look to Boost Retirement Age for Judges"

Updating this April 14, 2010 ILB entry, which concluded:Indiana's retirement age for appellate judges, set by statute, is 75. For...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Ind. Courts - "State court retirement opens door for diversity: Boehm's departure gives governor chance to consider a woman"

From a lengthy story today by Jon Murray in the Indianapolis Star:The announced retirement of Indiana Supreme Court Justice Theodore...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Indiana Supreme Court's Boehm to end 14-year tenure"

This long and comprehensive story by Lesley Stedman Weidenbener will appear in tomorow's Louisville Courier Journal. It begins:INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Ind. Courts - Statement from Governor Daniels about Indiana Supreme Court Justice Ted Boehm’s resignation announcement

The Governor's office has just released this statement:“Indiana’s Supreme Court is nationally renowned, and Justice Ted Boehm is a big...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Two states — Idaho and Indiana — have no women on their highest courts"

That is the word via this May 14, 2009 story out of South Carolina. This ILB entry from Oct. 6,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Ind. Courts - "Supreme Court Justice Boehm Steps Down From Bench"

From the Court's press release:Justice Theodore R. Boehm, Indiana’s 104th Supreme Court Justice will step down from the bench on...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, May 25, 2010