Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014. 4:34 pm CST.
AARON HUMES Reporting: Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin will this morning swear in Shona Griffith as a new Justice of the Supreme Court.
Justice Griffith replaces temporary justice, Rita Joseph Olivetti, whose contract expired at the end of January.
With the elevation of Justice Griffith, the complement of judges on the Supreme Court bench is now 9, including temporary criminal Justice Antoinette Moore.
Indications are that more Justices are being sought for addition to the Supreme Court bench.
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