Former Wabash County Superior Court Judge Christopher Goff was sworn in Monday by Chief Justice Loretta Rush at the court's Statehouse offices.
U.S. Senator Dan Coats has not publicly stated whether or not he will support President Obama's Indiana supreme court nominees.
The Indiana State Board of Animal Health will be responsible for permitting and licensing hunting preserves.
Indiana's higher court vacancies are increasing the workload for current and future appointees.
Between July 2013 and July 2014, more than 1700 people seeking shelter in domestic violence shelters were turned away due to lack of space.
The Indiana Supreme Court is seeking public input regarding state guidelines for determining child support.