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The DC Code: § 11-705 Assignment of judges; divisions; hearings.

Index11 Organization and Jurisdiction of the Courts. (Refs & Annos)
a
Judges of the court shall sit on the court and its divisions in such order and at such times as the court directs.
b
Cases and controversies shall be heard and determined by divisions of the court unless a hearing or a rehearing before the court in banc is ordered. Each division of the court shall consist of three judges.
c
A hearing before the court in banc may be ordered by a majority of the judges of the court in regular active service. The court in banc for a hearing shall consist of the judges of the court in regular active service.
d
A rehearing before the court in banc may be ordered by a majority of the judges of the court in regular active service. The court in banc for a rehearing shall consist of the judges of the court in regular active service, except that a retired judge may sit as a judge of the court in banc in the rehearing of a case or controversy if the judge sat on the court or a division of the court at the original hearing thereof.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 11-705. 1973 Ed., § 11-705. DC CODE § 11-705 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 479, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 111; June 13, 1994, Pub. L. 103-266, § 1(b)(2), 108 Stat. 713.)