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Chief Judge James E. Shadid and Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer to Sit by Designation on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Judicial Emergency in the Southern District of Indiana, exacerbated by the recent deaths of Senior District Judge Larry J. McKinney and Magistrate Judge Denise K. LaRue, is ongoing. In a continued effort to ease the Judicial Emergency, Chief Judge James E. Shadid, of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and District Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer, of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, with the consent of Chief Judge Ruben Castillo, will assist with the caseload of the Southern District of Indiana, sitting by designation. The Honorable Diane P. Wood, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, designated Chief Judge Shadid and Judge Pallmeyer on October 5, 2017 and October 12, 2017, respectively. 
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