Kellie M. Barr was sworn in as a federal magistrate judge on Monday during a private ceremony and assumed her duties on Tuesday, according to Indiana Southern District Court Chief Judge Tanya Walton Pratt.
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A former federal law clerk and recent in-house attorney has been selected as the newest magistrate judge of the Indiana Southern District Court.
The local federal courts regularly address procedural issues that recur from time to time. Most such decisions get little attention beyond the parties but are often informative for many federal practitioners. Whether and how to proceed under a pseudonym is one such example. Two informative opinions from the Southern District of Indiana provide excellent roadmaps.
Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana will retire on Oct. 31 after more than 13 years of service to the federal judiciary, the court announced Monday.
The former Ingalls fire chief is facing a federal sex abuse charge and up to 30 years in prison after law enforcement officers found sexually explicit photos on his smartphone indicating he was engaged in a sexual relationship with a teenage girl in his charge.
A sheriff’s department in southern Indiana has reached a tentative settlement with the father of a woman who died in detention.
Doris L. Pryor, the newest magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, will be officially sworn in later this week.The court announced Pryor’s appointment as magistrate judge in November, filling a vacancy created by the Aug. 2, 2017 death of Magistrate Judge Denise K. LaRue after a battle with cancer.
United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch's investiture ceremony will be at 3 p.m. Jan. 16 in Courtroom 216 in the Birch Bayh Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 46 E. Ohio St., Indianapolis.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the denial of the motion of qualified immunity filed by the City of Indianapolis and several officials in a suit filed by three white police officers who claim they were passed over for promotions because of their race.