Indiana Supreme Court
Division of State Court
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Indianapolis, IN 46204
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The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications has issued a Public Admonition to Fremont Town Court Judge Martha C. Hagerty. The Admonition is the result of Judge Hagerty assuming the role of prosecutor, permitting traffic ticket deferral payments to be sent directly to the court (rather than to the prosecutor) and engaging in ex parte communication (speaking with only one side of a case).
The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications has filed disciplinary charges against Muncie City Court Judge Dianna L. Bennington. The Commission alleges 13 specific counts of misconduct, including abuse of judicial power, repeated violations of statutes and court rules and injudicious public conduct.