Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Criminal Procedure,
Rules of Evidence, Rules of Appellate Procedure,
Rules of Court, and Supreme Court Administrative Orders
The Joint Procedure Committee filed proposed amendments to North Dakota Rules of Civil
Procedure 5, 26, 33, 34, 37, 40, 45, and 50; Rules of Criminal Procedure 17, 37, and 43; Rules of
Evidence 404, 408, 510, 606, and 609; Rules of Appellate Procedure 2.1, 4, 10, 14, 25, 26, 28, 31,
32, 40, and 44; Rules of Court Rule 10.1; and North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Orders
14 and 16. A synopsis is attached. A complete copy of the proposed Amendments may be obtained
from the Clerk of the Supreme Court.
ORDERED, that a hearing be held on the proposed amendments, Thursday, October 25,
2007, at 2:45 p.m., in the Ralph J. Erickstad Courtroom of the Supreme Court, at the State Capitol
in Bismarck, North Dakota. Time for personal appearances will be limited. Any person wishing to
appear must notify Penny Miller, Clerk of the Supreme Court, at least three days prior to the
scheduled hearing. Any person wishing to comment on the proposed amendments may do so in
writing prior to the hearing. Written comments may be e-mailed to Penny Miller, Clerk of the
Supreme Court, at email@example.com, or addressed to 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept.
180, Bismarck, ND 58505-0530.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened July 26, 2007, with the Honorable
Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable
Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers,
Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.