Chief Justice to Deliver State of the Judiciary

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Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Dickson will deliver the annual State of the Judiciary this afternoon at the Statehouse. Trial and appellate court judges from throughout Indiana will join state lawmakers at the event.

January 10, 2014

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- Indiana Chief Justice Brent E. Dickson will address 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 will be held January 15, 2014.

State of the Judiciary

Indiana House Chamber

Wednesday, January 15th

2:00 p.m. EST

The Chief Justice is required to provide Indiana lawmakers with an update on the "condition of the courts" according to Article 7, Section 3, of the Indiana Constitution. The 2014 address will be Chief Justice Dickson’s second State of the Judiciary.

Trial and appellate court judges from across the state wear traditional black robes for the event and are escorted by members of the General Assembly to the Indiana House of Representatives for the joint session.

The address will be webcast live at courts.in.gov. Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations (IPBS) will also air the address on radio and television; details on broadcast times and stations are attached.

Source: Indiana Supreme Court