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Under the spotlight: IN Supreme Court candidates face myriad of legal, personal questions

The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission didn’t shy away from big topics during the second round of Indiana Supreme Court interviews on April 5, prodding to see where candidates would land on questions ranging from underrepresentation on the bench to influences of personal bias in judicial philosophy to how much consideration judges should give the legislative branch.

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19 apply for IN Supreme Court vacancy

A total of 19 Hoosier lawyers have applied for an upcoming vacancy on the Indiana Supreme Court, including two sitting appellate judges, nearly a dozen trial court judges and the Supreme Court’s chief administrative officer.

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Plaintiffs trying to overturn Lake County JNC tap brakes on court proceeding as judicial selection moves forward

A federal court has granted a request by the plaintiffs challenging the judicial selection process in Lake County to toss their previously filed motion for a preliminary injunction, which sought to stop the local nominating commission from filling the superior court vacancy created by the death of Judge Diane Boswell. Meanwhile, the Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission is preparing for interviews with 12 candidates vying to fill the Lake Superior Court vacancy.

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JNC/JQC attorney picked to lead disciplinary commission

Adrienne Meiring, counsel for the Indiana Supreme Court’s Judicial Nominating/Qualifications Commission, has been named the executive director of the Disciplinary Commission. Her transition will begin immediately and a Supreme Court order will name her to the position.

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