Posted on behalf of the Court History and Public Education division of the Indiana Supreme Court. Please contact Ms. Sarah Hachey with your requests.
The Indiana Supreme Court is pleased to announce the addition of two new
FREE* publications to the Indiana Supreme Court Legal History Series.
The Indiana Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851 – In his 1931
master™s thesis, author and noted Indiana historian Donald F. Carmony (1910-
2005) described and interpreted the events leading to the adoption of
Indiana™s second state constitution. The publication includes Carmony™s
original text, primary source materials identified by Carmony and an index and
updated bibliography created by the editors.
Justice Shall Be Administered Freely – This book is a collection of
State of the Judiciary addresses delivered by Chief Justice Norman F.
Arterburn & Chief Justice Richard M. Givan, 1973-1987.
*Free copies of all Indiana Supreme Court Legal History Series books are
available for libraries, teachers, and all other educational organizations.
Previously published titles in the Indiana Supreme Court Legal History Series:
Isaac Blackford: The Indiana Blackstone – a biography about one of
the leading figures in Indiana™s early judiciary. Blackford served on the Indiana
Supreme Court from 1816-1853.
In Memoriam: Glimpses from Indiana’s Legal Past – a volume that
memorializes the deeds and accomplishments of men who sat on the Indiana
Supreme Court and other important Hoosiers including President Abraham
Lincoln and Vice President Thomas Hendricks.
Justice Shall Be Administered Freely – a collection of State of the
Judiciary addresses delivered by Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard, 1988-2004.
If you would like a free copy of one of our new publications, please send
requests, including email contact and delivery address, to
Indicate exactly which titles you would like to receive.
We do not charge for these books, but we do request that you please check
your shelves before requesting copies of our older publications to avoid
Please feel free to forward this message to your colleagues, school librarians,
and local libraries.
Dr. Elizabeth R. Osborn
Asst. to the Chief Justice for Court History and Public Education
Kim L. Schwant Reference/Catalog Librarian Indiana Supreme Court Library 200 W. Washington St., Rm. 316 Indianapolis, IN 46204 email@example.com