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5:09 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Judges Push For Passage Of Constitutional Amendment C

District Court Judges across the state are urging voters to vote yes on proposed Constitutional Amendment C. 

The Amendment would clarify what tasks a District Court Commissioner can perform.  A court commissioner is an acting judge who can handle a variety of tasks for a judge that range from taking depositions to holding Juvenile hearings. 

District Court Judge Jeff Donnell said that caseloads have grown over the years and Judges are spending more time on the bench and District Court Commissioners can help with a number of tasks.

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