Randall Shephard was the Indiana Supreme Court chief justice until his recent retirement.
One legal scholar says a group of younger justices could change the way the Indiana Supreme Court functions.
Brent Dickson replaces retired Chief Justice Randall Shepard.
One legal analyst says there are two favorites for the job.
Chief Justice Randall Shepard will hear his first case as a senior judge on May 4.
Brent Dickson has taken over as Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice after Randall Shepard stepped down.
Shepard praised the technological innovations Indiana’s court system has made over the past few years.
Criminal Justice Professor says Indiana’s judicial system is antiquated, and new methods of rehabilitation are needed for modern offenders.
Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard, in his State of the Judiciary speech Wednesday, outlined both challenges and changes affecting the state’s legal system.