Judicial retention



Marion County Judicial Selection Commission has full roster

Indiana legislative, political and judicial leaders have appointed all 14 members of the newly created Marion County Judicial Selection Commission, marking the beginning of the controversial judicial selection system that critics say could be ripe for a legal challenge.
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Marion County judicial selection bill clears House

The Indiana House Thursday passed a bill creating a unique judicial-selection commission that gives lawmakers and Marion County political party leaders a majority of seats at the table. The bill has been heavily criticized by Indianapolis’ minority lawmakers and others.
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House panel advances Marion County judicial selection bill

Despite public concerns that a bill for choosing Indianapolis judges would reduce diversity on the bench, deprive Marion County residents of the right to directly elect jurists and elevate political considerations, a House committee Wednesday advanced a merit-selection measure supported by lawyers, judges and the business community.
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