Court Order Outlines Civil and Criminal Case Reassignment for Departments 6, 9, 10 And 11

On January 14, 2022, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed an order in the administrative matter of civil/criminal division case reassignments for departments 6, 9, 10, and 11. See Administrative Order 22-03.

On January 14, 2022, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed an order in the administrative matter of civil/criminal division case reassignments for departments 6, 9, 10, and 11. Citing NRS 3.025; SEE ALSO EDCR 1.30(b), the order now modifies the following assignments to further foster consistency, efficiency, and fairness.

“Accordingly, pursuant to EDCR 1.30(b), effective January 18, 2022, the following departments will have the case assignments set out below.

Department 6 will continue to have a criminal assignment, remain on the homicide team, and continue to serve on the Outlying Track of the Criminal Case Flow Model. One-third of the open and one-third of the closed non-homicide criminal cases in the outlying criminal track will be randomly reassigned to Department 10.

Department 9 will continue to have a criminal assignment, remain on the homicide team, and continue to serve on the Outlying Track of the Criminal Case Flow Model.  One-third of the open and one-third of the closed non-homicide criminal cases in the outlying criminal track will be randomly reassigned to Department 10.  Department 9 will continue to preside over MAT Re-Entry Court along with Department 2. 

Department 10 will continue to have a criminal assignment and remain the homicide team case management judge.  Department 10 will serve on the Outlying Track of the Criminal Case Flow Model and hear matters on Mondays and Wednesdays.  All non-homicide criminal cases currently being heard in Department 10 will be reassigned to Department 11.

Department 11 will have a civil and criminal assignment.  Department 11 will replace Department 10 in Track 3 of the Criminal Case Flow Model.  Forty percent of all civil cases currently assigned to this department will be randomly reassigned to all other civil departments in proportion to the currently established caseloads for each department.  The remaining 60% of all civil cases will remain in Department 11. 

The EJDC Administration will publish the list of cases affected by the aforementioned reassignments on the EJDC website and will further publish an updated Criminal Case Flow Model.  This Administrative Order shall supersede any prior administrative orders regarding these assignments.”

For more information, read the order. See below.

To find related administrative orders, visit the court’s website at http://www.clarkcountycourts.us/general/court-rules-and-administrative-orders/#Administrative%20Orders.

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