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News & Announcements: 01/2015

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Wed, 2015-01-21

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana announced on January 21, 2015 that it has selected New Albany attorney Van T. Willis to serve as a part-time Magistrate Judge. Full details are included in the press release below.

 Willis press release.pdf

Fri, 2015-01-09

Join the agencies that comprise the federal court family on Friday, February 13, for their annual Black History Month celebration. This year, Dr. Jakobi Williams, Associate Professor of History at Indiana University-Bloomington, will explore the complex history of the Black Panther Party. This free event will offer one of CLE credit for attorneys (pending approval). Pre-registration is NOT required. Also note that Professor Williams will be selling and signing copies of his book, From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago, after the event. Books are $25 each and can be purchased via cash or check.

 See the Press Release for details: 
 2015 BHM PR.pdf.