After four months experience with the Southern Region, we have learned that the caseload is significant. In that time, 49 civil cases and 55 criminal cases have been filed. Of the civil cases 13 were removed from state court. This is an unexpectedly high percentage compared to the rate of removal in the rest of the District. It is too early to tell if civil filings by plaintiffs have increased.
Judge Nuffer is hiring a Judicial Law Clerk to be based in St. George. The application period closes July 13th.
Also, the United States Attorney’s Office in St. George will add a third AUSA before Fall 2018.