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News & Announcements: 11/2022

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, 2022-11-04

The Honorable Tanya Walton Pratt, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, is pleased to announce that Kellie M. Barr was sworn in on Monday, October 31, as United States Magistrate Judge. Judge Barr assumed her new duties on Tuesday, November 1. Please see the Press Release for full details. 

Thu, 2022-11-10

The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Van T. Willis at New Albany, Indiana, is due to expire on May 14, 2023. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of the magistrate judge to a new four-year term.  Comments from members of the bar and the public are invited as to whether the incumbent magistrate judge should be recommended by the panel for reappointment and must be received by Friday, December 9, 2022.  Click on the link below for more details.

  Public Notice for Reappointment of Incumbent Magistrate Judge