Indiana Supreme Court to be all white for first time in nearly 2 decades

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The Indy Star:

The Indiana Supreme Court is poised to have an all-white court for the first time since 1999, raising concern in Indiana’s minority community, and questions about whether the state’s legal system does enough to foster a pipeline of diverse lawyers and judges.

Because Justice Robert Rucker — the court’s second black justice — is retiring this week, a selection committee has presented Gov. Eric Holcomb with a list of three nominees: Clark Circuit Judge Vicki L. Carmichael, Boone Superior Judge Matthew C. Kincaid and Wabash Superior Judge Christopher M. Goff.

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