Marion Superior Magistrate Judge Danielle P. Gaughan has been named the new Marion Superior Court judge, succeeding Mark Jones, who resigned from the bench Jan. 8.
Senior judge and former head of the Indiana Department of Child Services Mary Beth Bonaventura has been appointed judge pro tempore to fill a vacancy in Marion Superior Court 15, starting Feb. 7 and continuing until further order from the Indiana Supreme Court.
The Marion County Judicial Selection Committee has selected three finalists to be considered by the governor to fill a vacancy on the Marion Superior Court.
Indiana attorneys and judges interested in applying to become an Indiana Supreme Court justice can now do so through early February, the high court has announced.
A Notre Dame adjunct law professor has been tapped to serve as the newest judge on the St. Joseph Superior Court.
The Marion County Judicial Selection Committee will be interviewing 13 individuals, including six magistrates, two deputy prosecutors and a public defender, for the vacancy created by the impending resignation of Marion Superior Judge Mark Jones.
The Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission has selected five local attorneys as finalists to fill a vacancy on the Lake Superior Court as a lawsuit challenging the county’s judicial selection process proceeds.
Judge Diane Wood of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has announced she will be taking senior status, giving President Joe Biden a third opportunity to fill a vacancy on the Chicago-based appellate bench.
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.
In their lawsuit contesting judicial selection in Lake County, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott along with the city of Hammond filed on Friday a motion for preliminary injunction seeking to stop the Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission from moving forward with the process to select a replacement for the late Judge Diane Boswell, who died in October.
The Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission is beginning the process of selecting a new Lake Superior Court judge to fill the vacancy left by the late Judge Diane Ross Boswell.
The St. Joseph County Judicial Nominating Commission has announced five nominees to fill the vacancy left by retired Superior Court 7 Judge Steven Hostetler.
Senior Judge Kathleen Lang has been appointed judge pro tempore in Lake Superior Court, Criminal Division 3, filling the seat vacated by the unexpected death of Judge Diane Ross Boswell on Oct. 19.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has appointed two lawyers and one nonlawyer to the Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission, completing the selection of the JNC under controversial legislation enacted this year that changed the makeup of two judicial nominating groups.
The office of Gov. Eric Holcomb is now accepting applications to fill the vacancy that will be created on the Marion Circuit Court when Judge Sheryl Lynch resigns Dec. 31.
In a 53-40 vote Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Candace Jackson-Akiwumi to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, making her the first person of color to sit on that bench since Judge Ann Claire Williams, the first person of color to join that court, retired in 2018.
Although the next Court of Appeals judge has not been selected, the three candidates nominated ensure Indiana will continue its 9-year streak of judicial appointments that do not include a person of color.