Whereas, Idaho Court Administrative Rule 27(h)(2) provides that the Administrative District Judge may suspend the application of paragraphs (a) and (h)(1) Rule 27, I.C.A.R., and order the recording of any or all proceedings listed in paragraph (a) to be by an electronic recording in accordance with paragraph (c) as the official court record; and
Whereas, there is a vacant court reporter position in this judicial district and there are insufficient court reporter resources available to allow for the attendance at all scheduled court proceedings;
Now, Therefore, it is Hereby Ordered that the application of paragraphs (a) and (h)(1) of Idaho Court Administrative Rule 27 is suspended.
It is Further Ordered that any court proceeding in the Third Judicial District not attended by a court reporter shall be electronically recorded, indexed, and stored in compliance with Rule 27(c), I.C.A.R.
It is Further Ordered that electronic records made in accordance with this Order shall become the official court record.
Dated this 28th day of June, 2010.
Signed by Juneal C. Kerrick, Administrative District Judge