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Allen Superior magistrate resigns suddenly

IL Staff
February 28, 2013
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Allen Superior Magistrate Judge Marcia Linsky resigned Tuesday without prior notice.

Linsky joined the court in August 1999 and handled misdemeanor and traffic cases. She received her law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1984.

Allen Superior Court Exeuctive Jerry Noble confirmed Linsky resigned Tuesday but said he couldn't speak as to her reasons for stepping down. News reports out of Fort Wayne suggest that there were concerns about Linksy’s demeanor in court.

Noble said that the court is working out arrangements to cover Linsky's workload, including using a retired magistrate. The court will begin to accept applications for the position and will post information Friday about the vacancy on its website, the state court's website and other sites. The applications will be due by March 15.
 

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  1. Don't we have bigger issues to concern ourselves with?

  2. Anyone who takes the time to study disciplinary and bar admission cases in Indiana ... much of which is, as a matter of course and by intent, off the record, would have a very difficult time drawing lines that did not take into account things which are not supposed to matter, such as affiliations, associations, associates and the like. Justice Hoosier style is a far departure than what issues in most other parts of North America. (More like Central America, in fact.) See, e.g., http://www.theindianalawyer.com/indiana-attorney-illegally-practicing-in-florida-suspended-for-18-months/PARAMS/article/42200 When while the Indiana court system end the cruel practice of killing prophets of due process and those advocating for blind justice?

  3. Wouldn't this call for an investigation of Government corruption? Chief Justice Loretta Rush, wrote that the case warranted the high court’s review because the method the Indiana Court of Appeals used to reach its decision was “a significant departure from the law.” Specifically, David wrote that the appellate panel ruled after reweighing of the evidence, which is NOT permissible at the appellate level. **But yet, they look the other way while an innocent child was taken by a loving mother who did nothing wrong"

  4. Different rules for different folks....

  5. I would strongly suggest anyone seeking mediation check the experience of the mediator. There are retired judges who decide to become mediators. Their training and experience is in making rulings which is not the point of mediation.

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