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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Ind. - New Chief Justice is Loretta Rush [Updated]

The motion, BTW, was made by Mr. Ulmer, seconded by Ms. Northerner, the vote was unanimous!

Here is the announcement from the Court's public information office:

Loretta Rush Selected As Indiana Chief Justice

On Wednesday, August 6, the Judicial Nominating Commission voted to select Loretta Rush as Indiana’s next Chief Justice. Loretta Rush is expected to take office later this month when Chief Justice Brent Dickson steps down as Chief Justice. Dickson will remain on the Supreme Court as an Associate Justice.

The Commission made its selection for Chief Justice from among the other current Justices: Robert Rucker, Steven David, Mark Massa and Loretta Rush. The Commission recruits candidates for appellate level judicial positions and also appoints Indiana’s Chief Justice.

Today, the Commission interviewed each Justice in a meeting open to the public and press. Photographs of each Justice speaking with the Commission can be found at here. At approximately 2:30 p.m. the Commission went into an executive session for discussion. Following the executive session, at approximately 3:50 p.m. the Commission convened in a public session to vote on its selection of Indiana’s next Chief Justice.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on August 6, 2014 03:44 PM
Posted to Indiana Courts