Editor's note: This is the seventh in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: chief justices.
Indiana's new chief justice, Loretta Rush, who will be sworn in Monday, has a lot on her plate. She not only has to preside over the Indiana Supreme Court, but also to modernize the state's other courts as well.
Indiana Chief Justice Brent Dickson, 73, a Hobart native, is stepping down and becoming an associate justice on the Indiana Supreme Court as he eases his way into mandatory retirement at age 75.
When Indiana turns 200 in 2016, Chief Justice Brent Dickson will be past his 75th birthday. Current state law requires justices to retire at age 75. So who will be the bicentennial chief justice?
HOBART | Chief Judge Philip Simon will speak at the 11:30 a.m. Oct. 10 Hobart Chamber of Commerce meeting at Coopers Hawk Winery and Restaurant in Westfield Southlake mall on U.S. 30.
As Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels considers the three finalists for the new state Supreme Court justice, he should include gender as one of the criteria he uses.
Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard has been popular, and for good reason. He has worked hard to earn the respect of not just his fellow justices but also the entire legal community in Indiana and other Hoosiers as well.
As Indiana continues its downward spiral into the legal laughingstock of the nation, you can't help but wonder what the fallout is going to be.
We're going to find out just how much reform Lake County will be able to take in one year.
INDIANAPOLIS | The 105 men and one woman who have served as justices of the Indiana Supreme Court include some of the state's greatest public servants, with a few political hacks thrown in for good measure.
Indiana courts are tackling a giant technology project. It matters because it affects our efficiency and your ability to access court information for free.
If you like numbers, you'll love the new 1,734-page Indiana Judicial Service Report and Indiana Probation Report released Monday. And if you like food for thought this Thanksgiving, it's quite a feast.
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