2501.012 Additional judges in eighth through twelfth districts.

(A) There shall be nine additional judges of the court of appeals of the eighth district, composed of Cuyahoga county.

Three of the additional judges of the eighth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1962 for a term of six years, their terms to commence on successive days beginning on the first day of January, 1963. Three of the additional judges of the eighth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1976 for a term of six years, their terms to commence on successive days beginning on the first day of January, 1977. Three of the additional judges of the eighth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1990 for a term of six years, their terms to commence on successive days beginning on February 10, 1991. The additional judges shall thereafter be elected to hold terms of six years.

In the eighth district, any three judges shall comprise the court of appeals in the hearing and disposition of cases in accordance with any local rules of practice and procedure that may be adopted by the judges of the court.

(B) There shall be two additional judges of the court of appeals of the ninth district, composed of Lorain, Medina, Summit, and Wayne counties.

One of the additional judges of the ninth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1980 for a term of six years beginning February 10, 1981. One of the additional judges of the ninth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1986 for a term of six years beginning February 11, 1987. The additional judges shall thereafter be elected to hold terms of six years.

In the ninth district, any three judges shall comprise the court of appeals in the hearing and disposition of cases in accordance with any local rules of practice and procedure that may be adopted by the judges of the court.

(C) There shall be five additional judges of the court of appeals of the tenth district, composed of Franklin county.

One of the additional judges of the tenth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1962 for a term of six years beginning January 1, 1963. One of the additional judges of the tenth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1970 for a term of six years beginning February 10, 1971. One of the additional judges of the tenth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1980 for a term of six years beginning January 2, 1981. One of the additional judges of the tenth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1986 for a term of six years beginning January 3, 1987. One of the additional judges of the tenth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1990 for a term of six years beginning July 1, 1991. The additional judges shall thereafter be elected to hold terms of six years.

In the tenth district, any three judges shall comprise the court of appeals in the hearing and disposition of cases in accordance with any local rules of practice and procedure that may be adopted by the judges of the court.

(D) There shall be two additional judges of the court of appeals of the eleventh district, composed of Lake, Ashtabula, Geauga, Trumbull, and Portage counties.

One of the additional judges of the eleventh district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1990 for a term of six years beginning February 10, 1991. One of the additional judges of the eleventh district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 2000 for a term of six years beginning February 10, 2001. The additional judges shall thereafter be elected to hold terms of six years.

In the eleventh district, any three judges shall comprise the court of appeals in the hearing and disposition of cases in accordance with any local rules of practice and procedure that may be adopted by the judges of the court.

(E) There shall be two additional judges of the court of appeals of the twelfth district, composed of Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Fayette, Madison, Preble, and Warren counties.

One of the additional judges of the twelfth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 1986 for a term of six years beginning February 10, 1987. One of the additional judges of the twelfth district court of appeals shall be elected at the general election in 2008 for a term of six years beginning January 1, 2009. The additional judges shall thereafter be elected to hold terms of six years.

In the twelfth district, any three judges shall comprise the court of appeals in the hearing and disposition of cases in accordance with any local rules of practice and procedure that may be adopted by the judges of the court.

(F) Any judge of the court of appeals may be assigned by the chief justice of the supreme court to hold court in another district and shall hold court in the district to which the judge is assigned.

Cite as R.C. § 2501.012

History. Effective Date: 12-22-1999; 01-02-2007