Thursday, January 19, 2017
Ind. Courts - Justice Rucker announces spring 2017 retirement; applications available, due March 3
The Supreme Court announces this morning:
Indiana Supreme Court Justice Robert D. Rucker will step down from the bench in the spring of 2017 after 26 years on the bench. He is Indiana's 105th Supreme Court justice. Rucker said, "It has been an honor to serve Hoosiers for a quarter century." Justice Rucker will be available for media interviews today (January 19) at the State House in the Law Library (room 316) at 11:15 a.m. EST. * * *ILB: See this ILB post from yesterday ...
The exact date Justice Rucker will step down from the bench in spring 2017 is not yet known. The Judicial Nominating Commission will search for a successor to fill the vacancy; applications for the position are available on the Court's website at courts.in.gov/jud-qual/3306.htm and are due March 3, 2017.