Court of Appeals of Indiana: Appeals on Wheels Oral Argument


Location: McCartan Courtroom (View on

The Court of Appeals of Indiana’s civics education outreach program, Appeals on Wheels, will hear live, in-person arguments in Devane v. Arch Wood.

Case synopsis here.

The audience will have a chance to ask the judges questions about the judiciary following the argument; however, they are unable to speak about the specific case. A reception will follow the argument in the Atrium. The case will be tried by the following three judges:

Judge Nancy H. Vaidik
Appointed: 2000 by Governor Frank O'Bannon
County: Porter
Education: Valparaiso University Law School; Valparaiso University

Judge Melissa S. May
Appointed: 1998 by Governor Frank O'Bannon
County: Marion
Education: Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis; Indiana University - South Bend

Judge Elizabeth F. Tavitas
Appointed: 2018 by Governor Eric Holcomb
County: Lake
Education: Notre Dame Law School; University of Notre Dame

At 3:00 p.m., the judges will also hold a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion panel in 1130 Eck Hall of Law. A reception will follow the panel in the Atrium.