The Robing Ceremony for Justice Derek Molter is scheduled for November 1

The robing ceremony for Derek R. Molter as Indiana’s 111th Justice will take place on Tuesday, November 1 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern in the Supreme Court Courtroom, on the third floor of the State House.

Judge Derek R. Molter

The public is invited to watch a webcast of the ceremony at one-hour ceremony will include remarks from Chief Justice Loretta Rush, Court of Appeals Chief Judge Cale Bradford, and Governor Eric Holcomb. Molter will say the ceremonial oath, and his official courtroom portrait will be unveiled.

.In June, Governor Holcomb named Molter to succeed Justice Steven David, who retired from the bench in August. After his appointment, Molter continued his work on the Court of Appeals until September.

Chief Justice Rush administered a private oath on September 1 to allow Molter to officially begin work as an Indiana Justice prior to the November 1 ceremony.

The Indiana Supreme Court is the state’s highest court. It has five members, operates year-round, and resolves disputes for civil and criminal cases. Oral arguments are open to the public, and opinions are posted online.

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