When he leaves office, Governor Mitch Daniels will have appointed three of the five Supreme Court justice.
One legal scholar says a group of younger justices could change the way the Indiana Supreme Court functions.
Daniels chose Mark Massa out of three candidates chosen from by the Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission.
Massa begins his work today as the state’s 107th Supreme Court justice.
Brent Dickson has taken over as Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice after Randall Shepard stepped down.
Mark Massa, who served as Governor Mitch Daniels’ chief counsel, has been chosen as the new state Supreme Court justice.