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.
Indiana Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush addressed the Governor and a joint session of the Indiana General Assembly for the annual State of the Judiciary. The formal update on the work of the judicial branch was held Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chamber of the Indiana House of Representatives.
Electronic filing is now available in more than 40 civil and criminal case types in the Washington Circuit and Superior Courts. On Friday, March 17, e-filing will be mandatory in these courts for all subsequent filings by attorneys.