The Indiana Supreme Court Judicial Technology and Automation Committee (JTAC) has provided software to the state’s trial courts since 2005, when the first INcite application for commercial driver violation filings was launched. Since then, INcite has grown to include 16 web applications used by courts, clerks, probation offices, law enforcement, and other agencies.
JTAC’s ongoing [...]
The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) has named the Indiana Supreme Court the recipient of their 2012 Outstanding Judiciary award. Loretta Oleksy of State Court Administration (Division) and Anne Jordan of the Indiana Judicial Center (IJC) attended the awards luncheon on October 10, 2012, to accept the award on behalf of the Court. [...]
The Indiana Supreme Court and the Marion County Circuit Court have produced a set of videos designed to inform litigants of their rights and responsibilities in small claims court proceedings.
These videos—both a statewide version and a version specific to Marion County small claims—are available online at courts.in.gov/3966.htm.
The Indiana Bar Foundation also assisted with the project.
September 17, 2012 by Adrienne Meiring
During economic hard times, the pressure can be immense for government officials, including judges, to find additional revenue sources to run government agencies. Judges often find themselves in the crossfire between addressing a city/county council’s concerns about budget shortfalls and maintaining the regular business of the court. Three alluring “solutions” sometimes proposed to [...]
September 17, 2012 by James F. Maguire
This is the twentieth of our Court Times articles that highlight up close and personal a member of the Indiana Judiciary.
Cass County Superior Court Judge Richard A. “Rick” Maughmer is our judge featured in this issue. He received both his undergraduate degree and his law degree from the University of Nebraska.
Following graduation from law school [...]
September 17, 2012 by Henry Ford
In January of this year the four separate probation departments of Clark County, along with Community Corrections, became a new consolidated department as required by Indiana Rules of Court, Administrative Rule 18. The four Clark County Circuit Court Judges (Board of Judges) directed me as the newly hired Chief Probation Officer to improve service [...]
September 17, 2012 by Editor
Justice Frank Sullivan Receives Sagamore of the Wabash Award
Governor Mitch Daniels presented retired Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan with the Sagamore of the Wabash award on July 30th.
The presentation was a surprise to Justice Sullivan and was made in the Governor’s office after the two men spoke privately.
Those in attendance for the presentation included Chief [...]
July 3, 2012 by James F. Maguire
This is the nineteenth of our Court Times articles that highlight up close and personal a member of the Indiana Judiciary.
This issue we are focusing on two Judges in Porter County who are married…to each other: Judge Mary R. Harper, Porter Circuit Court and Judge David L. Chidester, Porter Superior Court #4. Judge Chidester sent [...]
July 3, 2012 by Brenda Rodeheffer
The unpleasant day might arrive when a summons or a notice arrives that names a judge as a defendant. Do not fret, just send it to me! There are four primary types of notices or summons that may land on a judge’s desk: unemployment claims, discrimination charges, notice of tort claims and [...]
July 3, 2012 by Editor
Learn about Indiana’s electronic Risk Assessment System for juvenile and adult criminal offenders in two new videos on the Indiana Supreme Court’s YouTube channel: An overview of the system and a user testimonial by William Cunningham, Executive Director at Grant County Community Corrections.
Available as part of the INcite suite of web software, and developed by [...]