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EDITORIAL: Merit selection law merits clarification

Lake Criminal Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak's announcement Friday he will become the new Lake Juvenile Court judge puts a person in that position who has previously gone through the merit selection process. 

June 04, 2013 12:00 am

Thomas Stefaniak to become new Lake Juvenile Court judge

CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak said Friday afternoon he will be the new Lake Juvenile Court judge.

May 31, 2013 9:00 pm
RICH JAMES: Don't be surprised if Schiralli doesn't apply

RICH JAMES: Don't be surprised if Schiralli doesn't apply

What is it with some judges when they put on the robe? It’s as if they just graduated from the University of Omnipotence.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: High court was right to uphold law

EDITORIAL: High court was right to uphold law

The Indiana Supreme Court ruled Friday, as it should have, that state law trumps the Lake County judges' transfer rule.

May 21, 2013 12:00 am Related
Supreme Court prohibits Schiralli's transfer to Juvenile Court

Supreme Court prohibits Schiralli's transfer to Juvenile Court

Lake Superior Court Judge Nicholas Schiralli cannot transfer into the Lake Juvenile Court, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Friday.

May 17, 2013 12:00 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Expand merit selection for judges

Mediation failed to resolve the feud over filling the Lake Juvenile Court vacancy. So now it's up to the Indiana Supreme Court to order that state law be obeyed.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am

Lake Superior judges, magistrates fail to reach deal over Juvenile Court vacancy

Lake Superior Court judges and magistrates were unable to reach a compromise in their legal squabble regarding how to fill the Lake Juvenile Court vacancy, court records filed Wednesday show.

May 08, 2013 4:19 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Make judges follow merit selection law

WILLIAM NANGLE: Make judges follow merit selection law

Justice appears to be running amuck in Indiana.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Children shouldn't see how judges are behaving

RICH JAMES: Children shouldn't see how judges are behaving

If someone made a movie about the effort to name a new Lake Superior Court Juvenile Division judge, it would have to be rated PG-13.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Why mediation when state law is clear?

EDITORIAL: Why mediation when state law is clear?

The Indiana Supreme Court's decision to use a mediator to settle a dispute over the Lake Juvenile Court vacancy is baffling. What is there to mediate? The law is the law.

April 01, 2013 3:24 pm Related
High court requires mediation in Lake County tussle

High court requires mediation in Lake County tussle

The Indiana Supreme Court is ordering mediation in the Lake Superior Court judges and magistrates' legal tussle over how to fill the Lake Juvenile Court vacancy, court records filed Monday show.

April 01, 2013 1:23 pm Related
Judge's view of Lake Juvenile Court dispute is no love letter

Judge's view of Lake Juvenile Court dispute is no love letter

CROWN POINT | A contest among Lake Superior Courts judges over who should take over the juvenile justice complex has gotten personal.

March 27, 2013 8:45 pm Related

High court names Lake Juvenile Court caretaker

CROWN POINT | A veteran Northwest Indiana judge will serve as caretaker of the Lake juvenile justice complex, while the rest of the county's judiciary does battle for permanent control of that court.

March 22, 2013 5:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Order judges to obey merit selection law

The Indiana Supreme Court now has a lawsuit, rather than letters, to consider in deciding whether the next Lake Juvenile Court judge should be chosen by merit selection, as the law requires, or by transfer, as Lake County's judges hope. The high court must choose to follow the law.

March 21, 2013 12:00 am

Assistants sue their judicial bosses over Lake Juvenile Court succession

CROWN POINT | Three Lake Juvenile Court magistrates are suing to stop Lake Superior Judge Nicholas Schiralli from becoming the next Lake County juvenile judge this month.

March 20, 2013 2:39 pm
RICH JAMES: Pope of Lake County's judiciary claims superiority

RICH JAMES: Pope of Lake County's judiciary claims superiority

If you thought the Vatican was home to the greatest concentration of power in the world, you'd better think again.

March 18, 2013 12:00 am

High court won't intervene in Lake Juvenile court judge replacement dispute

CROWN POINT | The Indiana Supreme Court won't stop Lake Superior Judge Nicholas Schiralli from becoming the next Lake County juvenile judge this month.

March 15, 2013 2:04 pm

EDITORIAL: Demerits to Lake judges for disobeying law

Lake County's judicial selection process is a model the rest of the state should follow. It is shameful that some of Lake County's judges are attempting to circumvent it.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am
Letter indicates Lake judges are ignoring a law they deem unconstitutional

Letter indicates Lake judges are ignoring a law they deem unconstitutional

State legislators overreached their authority when they passed a law prohibiting judges from transferring to a different court unless they have gone through merit selection, Chief Judge John Pera wrote Monday in a letter to the Indiana Supreme Court.

March 12, 2013 11:00 pm Related

Pence backs merit selection for new juvenile court judge

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is siding with Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura, his new director of the Indiana Department of Child Services, in favoring merit selection to replace her as head of Lake County's Juvenile Court.

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