Our Far-Flung Alumni: Judge Thomas Fisher

August 14, 2010

Indiana’s one and only tax judge is retiring after twenty-five years on the bench, and he’s an Earlhamite.  Said Chief Justice Randall T. Shephard of Fisher, “Indiana is a better place for taxpayers, homeowners, and business investors because of the splendid public service he has rendered.”

Adds a colleague, “As the first and only Indiana Tax Court Judge, Judge Fisher’s accomplishments are laudable not just because they are unique, but also because they uphold the delicate balance of law and fairness necessary between state tax administration
and taxpayer rights.”

You can read more about Judge Fisher (my friend Tom), Earlham ’62 here.

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About Doug Bennett

Doug Bennett is Emeritus President and Professor of Politics at Earlham College. He has a wife, Ellen, and two sons, Tommy (born 1984) and Robbie (born 2003).
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