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2017 California Rules of Court

Rule 3.1553. Assignment of judicial officers

The presiding judge is responsible for the assignment of a judicial officer to conduct an expedited jury trial. The presiding judge may assign a temporary judge appointed by the court under rules 2.810-2.819 to conduct an expedited jury trial. A temporary judge requested by the parties under rules 2.830-2.835, whether or not privately compensated, may not be appointed to conduct a voluntary expedited jury trial.

Rule 3.1553 amended and renumbered effective July 1, 2016; adopted as rule 3.1546 effective January 1, 2011.

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