For their work in helping judicial families, former Chief Justice Brent Dickson and wife Jan Dickson were honored with the Couple for All Seasons award from their extended faith family, the Saint Thomas More Society of Central Indiana.
For their joint efforts in serving the rule of law in Indiana and helping judicial families across the country, retired Indiana Chief Justice Brent Dickson and his wife Jan were honored by the Saint Thomas More Society of Central Indiana with the Couple of All Seasons Award.
Members of Indiana’s legal community who have worked with now-retired Indiana Supreme Court Justice Robert Rucker gathered in Indianapolis Wednesday to celebrate the impact the long-time jurist had on the practice of law in Indiana during his quarter-century career on the appellate bench.
The state's second-longest serving justice will officially retire from the Indiana Supreme Court Friday.
The Indiana Supreme Court’s five justices traveled to Corydon Wednesday to hear arguments in a modern case presented in the original Supreme Court courtroom built for just three justices. The event was part of the celebration of the state’s bicentennial and also was Justice Brent Dickson’s final oral argument.
In an event celebrating the state’s bicentennial, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Wednesday it will travel to Corydon on April 20 for an oral argument in the original Supreme Court Courtroom.
The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission is deliberating to select three finalists to succeed retiring Justice Brent Dickson on the Indiana Supreme Court. The final five of 15 semifinalists completed their interviews before the commission Friday morning.
Nine judges, four lawyers in private practice, a state lawmaker and a state attorney are semifinalists to replace Justice Brent Dickson on the Indiana Supreme Court. Thirteen men and two women from every region in the state will return for a second round of interviews next month.
The lawyers and judges vying to become the next Indiana justice include a one-time Swiss Alps guide, an aerobics instructor, and a former Indiana University football player. At least three got their start working at McDonald’s, and more have lived in Rensselaer (three) than were born in Indianapolis (two).
Chief Justice Loretta Rush announced Wednesday in her State of the Judiciary address that the court will hear a case in the historic southern Indiana building at a date to be determined in April. The case will be the final matter Dickson hears before his retirement on April 29.