First Female Chief Justice Selected for Indiana Supreme Court

A seven member panel selected Indiana’s first female chief justice today. Justice Loretta Rush was selected to lead the Indiana Supreme Court. All of the Court’s sitting members were seeking the appointment. Rush will manage the day-to-day operations of Indiana’s highest court. As the Huffington Post writes: The Indiana judiciary has struggled with gender diversity….

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Read Judge Young’s Ruling on Marriage Equality in Indiana

US District Court Judge Richard Young ruled today that found Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. As we reported earlier today, several counties in Indiana are already issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, including Marion (Indianapolis), St. Joseph (South Bend, Mishawaka), and La Porte (Michigan City). We have the full ruling below: Indiana Gay…