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Dickson to be sworn in Aug. 6

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Brent Dickson will be formally sworn in as chief justice of the Indiana Supreme Court Aug. 6. Gov. Mitch Daniels will administer the oath.

The public oath ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. in the Indiana Statehouse’s north atrium on the second floor. Dickson was appointed chief justice in May by the Indiana Judicial Nomination Commission and was sworn in that day by Justice Robert Rucker.

This ceremony will mark the change in leadership on the court. Rucker, as the next most-senior member of the court, will preside over the ceremony, which will include remarks from Daniels, Indiana Judges Association President Robyn Moberly of Marion Superior Court, and Tippecanoe County Bar Association President Patti Truitt.

The event will be recorded and posted on the court’s website at a future date.
 

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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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