Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush will deliver her first State of the Judiciary Wednesday at the Statehouse. The speech will focus on improving public safety, strengthening families and modernizing courts. The address is set for Wednesday, January 14 at 2:00 p.m.
January 9, 2015
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 2015 address will be Chief Justice Rush's first State of the Judiciary. Indiana Courts: Working to Fulfill the Promise of Justice will focus on improving public safety, strengthening Hoosier families and modernizing courts.
Trial and appellate court judges from across the state wear traditional black robes for the event. Appellate court judges 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 stations across the state.
Source: Indiana Supreme Court