Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

State News

February 21, 2012

Daniels may face issues with court pick

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BATESVILLE —

Each have already gone through one round of interviews that were open to the media and the general public. The second round of interviews with commission members, scheduled to start Thursday, are also open.  The commission has until March 4 to pick three names to send the governor, who then has 60 days to make his selection.

Indiana governors have have been appointing justices to the top court since 1972, when the state switched from electing judges to the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals to a merit selection process. 

Maureen Hayden covers the Statehouse for the CNHI newspapers in Indiana. She can be reached at maureen.hayden@indianamediagroup.com 

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