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Supreme Court Seal The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications investigates allegations of judicial ethical misconduct, prosecutes violations of the Code of Judicial Conduct, and advises judges and judicial candidates about their ethical obligations. The Judicial Nominating Commission recruits and interviews applicants to fill vacancies on Indiana's appellate courts. Learn more about the Commissions »


News & Announcements

Interview times set for 30 Supreme Court applicants

FEB 12, 2016 | Press Release

The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) will conduct public interviews of the thirty applicants for the Supreme Court judicial position. The interviews are public and will take place in the State House, room 319.

Read the full press release with interview schedule »


Justice Dickson to retire April 29, 2016

January 11, 2016 | Announcement

​Indiana Justice Brent E. Dickson will step down from the bench April 29, 2016 after 30 years as a judicial branch leader. He is Indiana's 100th Supreme Court justice and the second-longest-serving justice in state history. The Judicial Nominating Commission will search for a successor to fill the vacancy.

​Justice Dickson was appointed to the Court by Governor Robert D. Orr in 1986, served as Chief Justice for two years (stepping down in August 2014 and remaining on the Court) and announced his upcoming retirement in November 2015. A more complete biography can be found online.

Read letter from Justice Dickson »

Read November 9, 2015 press release »