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Goff named to the state Supreme Court

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb has named Christopher Goff as the 110th member of the Indiana Supreme Court. “Judge Goff’s superb personal and professional qualities are evident to everyone who meets him,” Holcomb said during Monday’s announcement. “He has a profound respect for the Constitution and the rights and principles embodied […]

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Hill announces support for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced his support for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch Thursday. Hill is one of 20 state attorneys to sign the letter of support. Each of those attorney generals are Republicans. “Judge Gorsuch is an outstanding jurist with a proven commitment to upholding the U.S. […]

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Attorney Geoffrey Slaughter appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court

By Alaa Abdeldaiem TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence announced Monday his appointment of Indianapolis attorney Geoffrey Slaughter as the 109th Justice to the Indiana Supreme Court. Slaughter, who is currently a partner in the Indianapolis office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, was one of three finalists recommended by the state’s Judicial Nomination Commission […]

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Indiana Justice Brent Dickson announces spring 2016 retirement

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Justice Brent E. Dickson announced his retirement plans on Monday for spring 2016. “During my 17 years of general and trial practice as a lawyer in Lafayette, it had never occurred to me to seek appellate judicial service,” Dickson said in a statement. “But at the suggesting and urging […]

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Analysis: Daniels could appoint a woman to the Indiana Supreme Court – or not

By Lesley Weidenbener The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mitch Daniels is pondering his second appointment to the Indiana Supreme Court, a choice that is important because it gives the Republican an opportunity to extend his legacy beyond this final year of his second term and influence civil and criminal policies in Indiana for decades. […]