EXECUTIVE ORDER 2020-12
DESIGNATING THE HONORABLE MICHAEL MONTERO TO SIT IN CASE 78437, RIMER v. HERNDON
WHEREAS, it has been made to appear before me by formal request and statement from the Honorable Lidia S. Stiglich, Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court; and
WHEREAS, multiple Justices of the Nevada Supreme Court are disqualified from participating in the case named below; and
WHEREAS, it is desirable that such causes be submitted for consideration and decision before a full court; and
WHEREAS, Article 6, Section 4, Subsection 2 of the Nevada Constitution provides: "In case of the disability or disqualification, for any cause, of a justice of the Supreme Court, the Governor may designate a judge of the court of appeals or a district judge to sit in the place of the disqualified or disabled justice. The judge designated by the Governor is entitled to receive his actual expense of travel and otherwise while sitting in the Supreme Court''; and
WHEREAS, Article 5, Section 1 of the Nevada Constitution provides: "The supreme executive power of this State, shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate who shall be Governor of the State of Nevada."
NOW, THEREFORE, by the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of tl1e State of Nevada and the United States, it is hereby ordered that:
Executive Order 2020-12 DESIGNATING THE HONORABLE MICHAEL MONTERO TO SIT IN CASE 78437,
RIMER v. HERNDON
||The Honorable Judge Michael Montero, a District Judge of the Fourth Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada, is hereby designated to sit in the following cause of action: Rimer v. Hemdon, Case No. 78437; and
||Judge Montero is further designated to hear and act in respect to said cause and matter, and the matters properly connected therewith until a decision therein has been finally reached; and
||Judge Montero is authorized to discharge according to law the duties of said office and enjoy the same together with all the powers and privileges thereunder appertaining until said causes be finally decided and determined by the Nevada Supreme Court.