Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission meeting scheduled

SALT LAKE CITY  – The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting for Oct. 10 at noon to review applications of individuals interested in filling a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court resulting from the retirement of Associate Chief Justice Ronald E. Nehring effective Feb. 1, 2015. The Commission will meet in the conference room of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice located in suite 330 of the Senate Building in Salt Lake City.

The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues concerning the nominating process and issues facing the Utah judiciary. The Nominating Commission will not accept comments regarding individual applicants.

Following the public hearing, the meeting will be closed to allow the Nominating Commission to select candidates for interviews. At a later date, the Nominating Commission will select nominees whose names will be forwarded to Gov. Gary R.  Herbert for his consideration.