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Joint Resolution 0009

Joint Resolution 0009

ARCHIVE (2009)

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Selection of supreme court justices. Provides that the Indiana supreme court consists of five members, three of whom are elected by the voters of districts and two of whom are elected by all the voters of Indiana. Provides that the general assembly may by law provide for transition from a system of appointed and retained justices to a system for election of justices. Provides that the governor fills a vacancy on the supreme court from the judges of the court of appeals and the individual who fills the vacancy serves the remainder of the unexpired term of the justice the individual succeeds. Makes technical changes. This proposed amendment has not been previously agreed to by a general assembly .
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