GreeneStreets. Feature photo of a back country road in Greene County, Indiana. Courtesy of Nick Schneider.

Supreme Court to hold oral argument in Owen County, Greene County students attending

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Supreme Court will travel to Owen County on Friday, April 20. The Court will hold oral argument in a juvenile delinquency case. The argument is in the case of J.W. v. State of Indiana (33A04-1708-JV-1934).

The Court holds about 70 oral arguments at the State House in Indianapolis each year. Occasionally, it schedules arguments outside the capital to allow students, press, and public in other areas of the state an opportunity to see the work of the Court.

This argument will take place at Owen Valley High School, 622 State Road 46, Spencer, Indiana 47460 at 9:30 a.m. EDT. The 40-minute argument will be webcast live and is open to schools, the public, and press.

Indiana Supreme Court, Indianapolis

Indiana Supreme Court, Indianapolis

Schools that will be in attendance include:

  • Bloomfield Jr/Sr High School
  • Clay City Jr/Sr High School
  • North Putman High School
  • Northview High School
  • Owen Valley High School
  • Shakamak Jr/Sr High School
  • South Putnam High School
  • White River Valley High School

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Those interested in attending will be required to enter through Entrance 6 and go through security. Owen Valley High School is accessible to those with disabilities. Reserved accessible parking is located at the back of the school along the curb. Individuals needing special accommodations should contact Sarah Kidwell  at