JANUARY 2002 SITTING

OF THE INDIANA SUPREME COURT



Wednesday, January 9, 2002

9:30 a.m.      Apollo Plaza Ltd v. Antietam Corporation, et al.

In this proceeding supplemental instituted by Antietam, the Allen Superior Court ordered that Apollo’s corporate veil be pierced and that funds in its bank account be garnished to satisfy a prior judgment in favor of Antietam and against an Apollo shareholder. The Court of Appeals affirmed. Apollo Plaza Ltd. v. Antietam Corp., 751 N.E.2d 336 (Ind. Ct. App. 2001). Apollo petitions to transfer jurisdiction to the Indiana Supreme Court.

                 Attorneys for Apollo
                John C. Theisen
                Mathew M. Hohman
                Robert Benson
                Fort Wayne, IN

                 Attorneys for Antietam
                Charles E. Davis
                Fort Wayne, IN


Thursday, January 17, 2002

9:30 a.m.     R.L. McCoy, Inc. v. Michael and Amy Jack

    The plaintiffs sued several defendants and settled with one defendant prior to trial. After trial, a dispute arose over whether the parties’ settlement agreement required the plaintiffs to return part of the settlement payment to the settling defendant. The Marion Superior Court ruled that no reimbursement was required, but the Court of Appeals reversed. See R.L. McCoy, Inc. v. Jack, 752 N.E.2d 67 (Ind. Ct.app. 2001). The Supreme Court has granted transfer.

                     Attorneys for Michael and Amy Jack
                    Harry A. Wilson, Jr.
                    William E. Winingham
                    Indianapolis, IN

                     Attorneys for R.L. McCoy, Inc
                    Cory Brundage
                    Judy S. Okenfuss
                    Indianapolis, IN
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

9:30 a.m.     Meghan Rene, by her parents and next friends, Michael and Robin Rene v. Dr. Suellen Reed, in her capacity as Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction

A class of special education students sought injunctive and declaratory relief to prevent the State Superintendent of Public Instruction from enforcing a statute requiring them to pass the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (ISTEP) graduation examination in order to graduate. The Marion Superior Court ruled in favor of the Superintendent. The Court of Appeals affirmed. Rene v. Reed, 751 N.E.2d 736 (Ind. Ct. App. 2001). The students petition to transfer jurisdiction to the Indiana Supreme Court.

                     Attorneys for Rene
                Kenneth J. Falk
Jacquelyn Bowie Suess
Indiana Civil Liberties Union
Indianapolis, IN

                 Attorneys for Reed
                    Steve Carter
                    Attorney General of Indiana
                    Frances Barrow
                    Deputy Attorney General
                    Linda S. Leonard
                    Deputy Attorney General
                    Indianapolis, IN