Monday, February 24, 2020
Today, Indiana State Bar Association president Leslie Craig Henderzahs issued the following statement on behalf of the Indiana State Bar Association:
In light of concerns raised by events related to the case of Roger Stone, the Indiana State Bar Association joins American Bar Association President Judy Perry Martinez in steadfastly supporting judicial independence and the sound exercise of prosecutorial discretion.
Any action by public officials resulting in a perception that the system is serving a political, or other, purpose rather than the fair administration of justice threatens to erode confidence in impartiality.
It is incumbent upon public officials and members of the legal profession, whose sworn duty it is to uphold the law, to do everything in their power to preserve the integrity of the justice system.