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News & Announcements: 05/2017

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.

Fri, 2017-05-26

The Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana is excited to announce the world premiere of And Justice For All: Indiana's Federal Courts, a new documentary film. This film was commissioned by the Historical Society in celebration of the bicentennial of Indiana's federal courts.

As the Press Release details, the premiere event will take place at the Indiana War Memorial on Wednesday, June 14, at 4:00 PM.  A brief reception will follow the premiere. If you'd like to attend, please register here. One hour of CLE credit is pending approval.

If you are unable to join us, please note that the broadcast premiere of the film will occur on June 15, at 9:00 PM on WFYI- Channel 20.

A trailer of the film is available here.


 Film Premiere Press Release

Tue, 2017-05-02

United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. recently nominated Tim A. Baker, Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, to the Board of Directors of the Federal Judicial Center (FJC). The nomination was approved by a vote of the Judicial Conference of the United States. Judge Baker is the sole magistrate judge to sit on this esteemed Board. See the Press Release below for further information.
 Judge Baker FJC Board Appointment Press Release

Tue, 2017-05-02

Indiana's federal courts are celebrating their bicentennial this year. Read the Press Release below to learn about the history of the courts and a forthcoming documentary film that celebrates the federal judiciary's long history in Indiana. 
 Federal Courts Bicentennial and Film Press Release