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Justices reaffirm life without parole in brutal murder

A Southern Indiana convicted of killing two people will spend the rest of his life behind bars, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Monday, finding a trial court did not impermissibly rely on aggravating circumstances outside those listed by statute in imposing a sentence of life without parole.

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Rush oath

Rush takes oath as chief justice

Choosing an intimate but profound setting in the Indiana Supreme Court Law Library to take the oath Monday as the state’s first female chief justice, Loretta Rush said the history in the tomes speak volumes to her.

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Dickson stepping down as chief justice

Indiana Chief Justice Brent Dickson announced Wednesday that he will step down as chief justice sometime before Sept. 1. Dickson plans on staying on the Supreme Court as an associate justice until he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 75 in July 2016.

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