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Court History Resources

History of the Southern District of Indiana

Court history book: Federal Justice in Indiana: The History of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Destination Indiana Online Exhibit on the Southern District of Indiana

  And Justice For All: Indiana's Federal Courts - Full-length version. DVD copies of the film are available to educators at no cost, while supplies last. Email Doria_Lynch@insd.uscourts.gov to request a copy

  And Justice For All: Indiana's Federal Courts - Classroom version (broken into segments for easy classroom use)

       And Justice For All: Indiana's Federal Courts Teacher's Guide

  Introduction to the Federal Judiciary and the Southern District of Indiana

 

Courthouse History

  Birch Bayh Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse Visitor Guide

Historic Indianapolis Courthouse Images, W. H Bass Photo Collection, via the Indiana Historical Society

  Indianapolis Federal Courthouse History and Tour

  Meet Birch Bayh

 

Oral Histories

 The Hon. Gene E. Brooks

 The Hon. Larry J. McKinney

 The Hon. V. Sue Shields

 

Biographies & Memorials of Past Judges

 The Hon. Albert Barnes Anderson Portrait Presentation

 The Hon. Albert Barnes Anderson Memorial

  The Hon. Cale J. Holder, 1954-1983

The Hon. Cale J. Holder, Memorial

The Hon. Denise K. LaRue, Memorial

The Hon. Larry J. McKinney, Memorial

  The Hon. James E. Noland, 1966-1992

The Hon. William Allen Woods, Memorial

Federal Judicial Center Biography Resource

Judges & Unit Executives Historical Roster for the Southern District of Indiana

 

Judges' Papers Collections

Archival Repositories with Collections of Southern District of Indiana Judges' Papers

 

Original Court Documents

The District of Indiana's Original Order Book
Order Book Name Index

 

Historic Cases

The Los Angeles Times Dynamite Conspiracy Case - PowerPoint

The Los Angeles Times Dynamite Conspiracy Case - Presentation

 

Other Historical Resources

History of the Federal Judiciary

History of the Courts in the Seventh Circuit 

Timelines of Federal Judicial History

Judicial Succession Charts

Famous Federal Trials