After serving for more than 25 years on the Indiana Court of Appeals, Judge James S. Kirsch is moving on. The Indiana Supreme Court handed down an order Wednesday giving senior judge status to Kirsch, who announced his retirement in January.
The Indiana Supreme Court last week appointed a pair of senior judges to serve as judges pro tempore in St. Joseph Superior Court while a panel works to fill open positions on the Superior Court bench.
A former St. Joseph Superior Court judge has been granted senior judge status following his retirement.
A judicial vacancy in Northern Indiana has prompted the St. Joseph County Judicial Nominating Commission to start the process of selecting a new superior court judge, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Friday.
The Indiana Supreme Court has certified senior judge status for Starke Circuit Court Magistrate Judge Jeanene Calabrese.
Longtime Marion County juvenile judge Marilyn Moores has been certified as a senior judge following her retirement last year.
The South Bend city attorney has been selected to fill a vacancy on the St. Joseph Superior Court. Stephanie Steele will fill the seat vacated by now-Senior Judge Jane Woodward Miller, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday.
Judge Tanya Walton Pratt has been named the new chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, the court announced Monday, making history as the first person of color to lead the court.
Removal from state court to federal court is a routine aspect of federal court practice, though one fraught with procedural pitfalls. Federal judges in Indiana frequently address removal issues, yet errors continue.
An Indianapolis law firm’s suit seeking to overturn the results of the Wisconsin election on behalf of former President Donald Trump was rejected Monday by the United States Supreme Court, putting an end to the challenge.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a Morgan County man’s child molestation conviction Thursday, rejecting his argument that the victim’s testimony was incredibly dubious.
Even though a man whose guilty plea in a domestic violence case contained no terms requiring him to participate in anger management classes, a court that ordered them as a term of probation was within its rights to do so, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
The Indiana Supreme Court is now accepting applications for a new disciplinary commission executive director as the current director prepares to retire and take senior judge status.
An Indiana senior judge has been named to lead the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission on an interim basis, temporarily replacing executive director G. Michael Witte, who is retiring Friday.
Veteran Indiana Court of Appeals Judge James Kirsch announced Thursday he will retire this fall, capping a quarter-century on the state’s appellate court bench. Kirsch said in a statement he will continue to serve as a senior judge.
Senior judges are presiding over trial courts in two northern Indiana counties due to judicial vacancies resulting from the death of a judge and another’s inability to serve due for health reasons.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a ruling that a woman fired from her job after a spinal injury was not a qualified individual under the Americans with Disabilities Act.