Chief Justice Loretta Rush told lawmakers the state’s court system is prepared to meet the challenges it faces, including the ongoing opioid epidemic.
Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush wants more attention paid to people who work in, and with, the state’s court system.
Chief Justice Loretta Rush said the state could not "afford to incarcerate or institutionalize its way out of this crisis."
In the year of the state’s Bicentennial, the court system will seek to be, in her words, more nimble, affordable, accessible and user-friendly.
Shepard praised the technological innovations Indiana’s court system has made over the past few years.
Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard, in his State of the Judiciary speech Wednesday, outlined both challenges and changes affecting the state’s legal system.