About this Event
The robing ceremony for Judge Leanna K. Weissmann will take place on Thursday, August 26 at 2:00 p.m. ET in the Supreme Court Courtroom on the 3rd floor of the State House. The public is invited to watch a webcast of the ceremony. It will also be livestreamed in the House and Senate chambers for public overflow.
The ceremony will include remarks from Governor Eric Holcomb, Chief Judge Cale J. Bradford, and others. Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush will administer the oath and Judge Weissmann’s husband, Bob, and her children, Drew, Chris, and Lauren, will assist in the ceremonial robing.
Governor Holcomb named Judge Weissmann to succeed Judge John G. Baker, who retired from the Court in September 2020. Chief Judge Bradford administered a private oath on September 14, 2020, to allow Judge Weissmann to officially begin her duties as a judge on the Court of Appeals of Indiana prior to the ceremony this year.
Media interested in attending must contact Court of Appeals of Indiana Director of Communications, Amara Lewis by Thursday, August 19 at noon ET to learn feed details and arrange seating.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana is the second-highest court in the state, hearing appeals from the state’s trial courts. The 15 members of the Court issue approximately 2,000 written opinions each year. A decision is final unless granted further review by the Indiana Supreme Court. Oral arguments are open to the public, and opinions are posted online. See more information on the Court of Appeals of Indiana.