NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Jurisprudence

TIME & DATE:  8:30AM, Wednesday, March 27, 2002

PLACE: E1.036

CHAIR: Senator Royce West


The Senate Jurisprudence Committee will hold a public hearing to discuss
the following interim committee charge:

(Charge 4)  Study and make recommendations for improving the structure
            of the state's trial court system, including, but not limited
            to:  improving the quality, cost-effectiveness, and uniformity
            of the visiting judge program;  devising objective criteria
            to be used by the Legislature to determine when and where
            additional trial courts should be created;  and clarifying
            jurisdictional conflicts between courts.