The Indiana Supreme Court made history this week.
The current five justices reached a record-setting milestone Feb. 24 in the number of days they’ve served together on the state’s highest court. Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard and Justices Ted Boehm, Brent Dickson, Robert Rucker, and Frank Sullivan have been together for 3,040 consecutive days, according to the Appellate Clerk’s Office.
To be clear: They’ve been together since Justice Rucker joined the court Nov. 19, 1999.
The previous record goes back to 1985. Justices Alfred Pivarnik, Dixon Prentice, Richard Givan, Roger DeBruler, and Donald Hunter served together from May 13, 1977 (Justice Pivarnik’s first day) to Sept. 6, 1985 (Justice Hunter’s final day).