Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven H. David, the longest-serving justice on the Hoosier high court, has announced that he will step down from the bench in fall 2022.
State panel gives Indiana’s chief justice new 5-year term
The Judicial Nominating Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to reappoint Chief Justice Loretta Rush to the position she’s held since 2014.Read More
Judge Patrick Dietrick wrote in the ruling dated Saturday that such an interpretation would give the attorney general greater power than the governor in protecting the governor’s constitutional powers.
The case involved more than 200 administrative patent judges who make up the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and issue hundreds of decisions every year. The case is of particular importance to patent holders and inventors, including major technology companies.
The Indiana Northern District Court, however, is continuing to require face coverings in most situations.
All “red flag” cases filed by Indianapolis police will now come before a judge after an Indiana prosecutor was criticized for declining to use the law to pursue court hearings against the man who killed eight people at a FedEx facility last month.
Judge Tanya Walton Pratt succeeds Judge Jane E. Magnus-Stinson as chief judge, making history as the first person of color to lead the court.
Indiana’s high court has permanently banned a former Hamilton County magistrate from holding judicial office following his guilty plea in a drug possession case where he bit an officer’s hand after buying methamphetamine.
Trump’s choice to fill the vacancy of the late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg potentially opens a new era of rulings on abortion, the Affordable Care Act and even his own election. Democrats were unable to stop the outcome, Trump’s third justice on the court, as Republicans race to reshape the judiciary.
Overall, the Judicial Crisis Network, which was founded in 2005 to promote President George W. Bush’s nominees, said it would spend at least $10 million to support Barrett’s confirmation—roughly the same amount it spent to successfully advocate for Trump’s prior picks for the high court, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.
Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.
Senators plan to convene a rare weekend session Supreme Court nomination ahead of a final Supreme Court confirmation vote expected Monday for the 48-year-old federal judge.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to take the first steps toward approving Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett following two long days of Senate testimony in which she stressed that she would be her own judge.
Democratic aides said their senators are united in their view that they will not press Barrett about her beliefs—hoping to avoid the mishap from her circuit court confirmation hearing in 2017, when Feinstein told Barrett that “the dogma lives loudly within you.”
Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law professor in Indiana. Within weeks, she is likely to be the newest associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
“However cagey a justice may be at the nomination stage, her approach to the Constitution becomes evident in the opinions she writes.”
Trump hailed Barrett—a longtime University of Notre Dame professor—as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.
Conservative groups and congressional allies are laying the groundwork for a swift confirmation process for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, even before President Donald Trump makes the selection official on Saturday.
Senate Republicans have swiftly fallen in line behind President Donald Trump’s push to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat. Trump, who will announce his nominee Saturday, is all but certain to have the votes to confirm his choice.
The president told reporters he was still going to be interviewing other candidates and might meet with Judge Barbara Lagoa when he travels to Florida later this week.
Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush is in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Monday.