Rule 10.951. Duties of supervising judge of the criminal division
In addition to any other duties assigned by the presiding judge or imposed by these rules, a supervising judge of the criminal division must assign criminal matters requiring a hearing or cases requiring trial to a trial department.
(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
(b) Arraignments, pretrial motions, and readiness conferences
The presiding judge, supervising judge, or other designated judge must conduct arraignments, hear and determine any pretrial motions, preside over readiness conferences, and, where not inconsistent with law, assist in the disposition of cases without trial.
(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2008; previously amended effective January 1, 2007.)
(c) Additional judges
To the extent that the business of the court requires, the presiding judge may designate additional judges under the direction of the supervising judge to perform the duties specified in this rule.
(d) Courts without supervising judge
In a court having no supervising judge, the presiding judge performs the duties of a supervising judge.
(Subd (d) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
Rule 10.951 amended effective January 1, 2008; adopted as rule 227.2 effective January 1, 1985; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007.