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Index to
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Professor Joel Schumm's ILB Commentaries - 2013

Indiana Supreme Court: Transfer Statistics

Friday, October 11, 2013

Ind. Courts - Transfer Statistics for the Past Quarter: Transfer Ten Times More Likely in FP (than NFP) Cases

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

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Indiana Courts - Second Quarter Transfer Statistics and Trends

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: During the just-finished second quarter...

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Ind. Courts - Transfer Grants in Criminal Cases, A Summer Break, and Brewington Speculation

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Transfer Grants in Criminal Cases Someone...

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Ind. Courts - A Review of the First Quarter of 2013 at the Indiana Supreme Court

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: During the first three months...

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Ind. Courts - "Transfer Statistics From the Chief Justice Dickson-Led Indiana Supreme Court"

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: This post from July 9...

Indiana Supreme Court: Oral Arguments

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Ind. Courts - Sixteen Cases Added to the Supreme Court’s Argument Calendar in Early 2014

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: This June 13 post and...

Monday, October 21, 2013

Ind. Courts - Friday was Fax Day at the Indiana Supreme Court: Expect Several New Cases on the Court’s Argument Calendar Soon

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: This October 11 post summarized transfer...

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Ind. Courts - Oral Arguments at the Indiana Supreme Court

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Just today twenty cases were added...

Monday, June 03, 2013

Ind. Decisions - "Transfer Granted then Vacated after Oral Argument"

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: This recent post discussed the...

Monday, February 04, 2013

Ind. Courts - Two Justices Ask, “Why is This a Supreme Court Case?,” at Recent Oral Argument Involving an NFP Decision

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Appellate Rule 57(H) makes clear that...

Monday, January 28, 2013

Ind. Courts - A Spike in Supreme Court Oral Arguments on Whether to Grant Transfer (But Only in Criminal Cases)

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: In recent months the Court’s...

Indiana Supreme Court: Other

Monday, November 04, 2013

Ind. Courts - A Remarkable First Year for Justice Loretta Rush

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: One year ago Thursday, Justice Loretta...

Friday, August 23, 2013

Ind. Courts - Literary References in Indiana Appellate Opinions

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: The two newest members of the...

Monday, August 19, 2013

Ind. Courts - Plenty of Room for Improvement in Expediting Cases Involving Children in Indiana

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Friday’s opinion in In Re the...

Monday, July 22, 2013

Ind. Courts - Professor Schumm: Additional thoughts on sentence revisions

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: I appreciate Mr. Creason’s thoughtful post...

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Ind. Courts - Appellate Sentence Review in Indiana: Death By a Thousand Per Curiams?

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: The one substantive area of Indiana...

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Ind. Courts - A Big June at the Indiana Supreme Court? Sort of

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: This June 3 post pondered whether...

Monday, June 03, 2013

Ind. Courts - A Big June at the Indiana Supreme Court?

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: For the past several years,...

Ind Courts - Court’s Interest in Child Cases Not Always Matched By Speed in Their Resolution

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Appellate Rule 21(A) requires expedited consideration...

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Ind. Courts: Is It Too Early to Ask: Did Governor Daniels Reshape the Indiana Supreme Court?

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Today marks Justice Rush’s three-month anniversary...

Indiana Court of Appeals

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Ind. Courts - Court of Appeals' Caseload Continues Decline in 2013

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Updating this December 20 entry,...

Friday, December 20, 2013

Ind. Courts - ‘Tis the Season: Will the Court of Appeals Issue a Slew of Opinions in the Final Five Opinion Days of 2013?

Clients (and lawyers) often wonder when they might expect an opinion from the Court of Appeals. The court’s annual...

Friday, November 01, 2013

Ind. Decisions - Use of Initials in Indiana Appellate Opinions: Inconsistency and Its Consequences

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: A recent motion filed with the...

Friday, August 23, 2013

Ind. Courts - Several Dissents From One COA Panel this Summer

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: The judges on the Indiana Court...

Friday, June 21, 2013

Ind. Courts - Oral Argument at the Court of Appeals is a Rarity, Even When Requested

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Oral argument was among the topics...

Monday, May 20, 2013

Ind. Courts - Two Minute Rebuttal at the Court of Appeals

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Last month, as I’ve done...

Friday, May 10, 2013

Ind. Courts - Highlights of the Court of Appeals’ 2012 Report

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: The Indiana Court of Appeals’...

Monday, April 08, 2013

Ind. Decisions - Commentary on today's Lopez decision

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Today's Lopez decision is one of...

Appellate Practice (general)

Saturday, October 05, 2013

Ind. Courts - More on: The Good Wife Gets Basic Indiana Appellate Procedure Doubly Wrong

The Sept. 30th ILB entry has now been updated with a photo of the offending "opinion from the '3rd District'...

Monday, September 30, 2013

Ind. Courts - The Good Wife Gets Basic Indiana Appellate Procedure Doubly Wrong

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Last night’s season premiere of...

Monday, September 23, 2013

Ind. Courts - "Appellate Clerk Cracking Down on Single-Spacing in Briefs and Motions"

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: The Appellate Rules detail a number...

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Ind. Courts - “Disingenuous” Appellate Lawyering in Indiana: A Worsening Trend or Unfair Accusation?

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Since January of 2010, on thirty-three...

Monday, June 10, 2013

Ind. Courts - “Extensive [judicial] plagiarism” is Not a Problem in Canada--What About Indiana?

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: A recent Vancouver Sun article by...

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Ind. Decisions - Pleaded or Plead: Which is More Prevalent in Indiana Appellate Opinions?

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: The defendant pled guilty or the...

Criminal Law

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Ind. Courts - "A Big Waste of County Money and State Resources"

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: More than five years after the...

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Ind. Courts - Troubling, Unanswered Questions for Terry Curry about Bei Bei Shuai Prosecution

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry’s...

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Ind. Courts - There’s Nothing Sinister About Home Security Cameras

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: The Court of Appeals heard oral...

Indiana Constitutional Law

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Ind. Courts - State Constitutional Twilight Zone: Judges and Prosecutors are Arguing Statutes are Unconstitutional

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Appointed counsel in criminal appeals frequently...

Judicial Ethics (including Kimberly Brown trial)

Friday, December 13, 2013

Ind. Courts - The Kimberly Brown Judicial Ethics Saga: Some Thoughts on Assessing Remorse and the Re-Election Process

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Judge Brown’s change of counsel and...

Monday, November 11, 2013

Ind. Courts - The Brown Trial Concluded Sunday; Professor Schumm's Summary and Reflections

Closing arguments in the Kimberly Brown judicial ethics trial concluded at 3:30 Sunday afternoon, following a day of testimony from...

Friday, November 08, 2013

Ind. Courts - Update/Reflections on Judge Kimberly Brown Judicial Qualifications Hearing

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: The many days I spent blogging...

Monday, August 19, 2013

Ind. Courts - Some Highlights of the Indiana Supreme Court’s Oral Argument Calendar

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: A June 13 post noted the...

Monday, March 18, 2013

Ind. Courts - "Are Indiana Judges Required to be Nice to Lawyers and Litigants?"

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: Media accounts of the abrupt resignation...

Other

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

About this Blog - "Interrogatories: Candid Q&A with Joel Schumm"

The Indianapolis Bar Association has now posted on its site a nicely formatted version of the Tyler Helmond Q&A with...

Friday, August 02, 2013

Ind. Courts - Should Pro Bono Be Required, Publicly Reported, or Simply a Noble Thing Lawyers Do?

Commentary by Joel Schumm, professor at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law: I agree wholeheartedly that Indiana should...

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