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Commission on Equity and Access in the Court System

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The Commission was created by the Indiana Supreme Court to help create and restore public trust and confidence in Indiana's courts. Specifically, the Commission should:

  1. Provide an independent and comprehensive review of Indiana's state court systems, policies, and practices
  2. Identify areas of strength and areas where additional resources and efforts are needed in order to achieve greater and more equal access to justice
  3. Establish workgroups as needed to provide recommendations on ways to address these identified issues within the legal system

The Commission is directed to provide a written report, with findings and recommendations, to the Court not later than December 31, 2022.

Final Report

of the Commission on Equity & Access in the Court System
Read the report


Hon. Steven H. David, Chair
Associate Justice, Indiana Supreme Court (retired)

Deborah Daniels, Vice-Chair
Krieg DeVault

Norris Cunningham, Vice-Chair
Katz Korin Cunningham

Hon. Cristal Brisco
St. Joseph Superior Court

Bernice Corley
Indiana Public Defender Agency

Hon. Darrin Dolehanty
Wayne Superior Court #3

Professor Judy Fox
Notre Dame School of Law

Hon. Geoffrey Gaither
Marion Superior Court #9

Hon. Maria Granger
Floyd Superior Court #3

Rep. Ragen Hatcher
Indiana House District 3

Karrah Herring
Office of the Governor

Sen. Travis Holdman
Indiana Senate District 19

Nick Huang
Harrison Moberly

Chris Naylor
Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council

Renee Ortega
ROK Legal Group

Todd Rokita
Attorney General of Indiana

Hon. Myra Selby

Joe Skeel/Catheryne Pully
Indiana State Bar Association

Rep. Greg Steuerwald
Indiana House District 40

Sen. Greg Taylor
Indiana Senate District 33

Darwinson Valdez
Wilkins, Goeller, Modesitt, Wilkinson & Drummy

Staff Contact

Princess Darnell

Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
251 N. Illinois Street, Suite 1600
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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