Whereas, Idaho Criminal Rule 2.2(f) authorizes the administrative district judge of a district to enlarge the categories of cases assignable to a specific attorney magistrate under Rule 2.2(c); and
Whereas, Idaho Criminal Rule 2.2(e) authorizes the administrative district judge of a district to appoint a specific attorney magistrate to hear and try one or more specific actions which are otherwise triable only by a district judge; it is
Ordered that Magistrate Judge George A. Southworth is appointed to preside over matters coming before the Canyon County Veterans Treatment Court; and it is further
Ordered that such appointment shall be for the period from March, 2012 through February 28, 2013 unless otherwise provided by order of this Court; and it is further
Ordered that a copy of this Order shall be placed in the pro tem judge assignments file to be maintained by the District Court Clerk as a central register of all assignment orders and a copy served upon all participants in the Veterans Treatment Court, as provided by Rule 2.2(e), Idaho Criminal Rules.
Dated: March 8, 2012.
Signed by Thomas J. Ryan , Administrative District Judge