IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
On April 28, 2011, the Joint Committee on Attorney Standards submitted proposed amendments to North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct 3.8, Regarding Special Responsibilities of a Prosecutor. The proposed Amendments are available at http://www.ndcourts.gov/Court/Notices/Notices.htm. Individuals who do not have internet access may contact the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court to obtain a copy of the proposal. The Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED, that the proposed amendments to North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct 3.8, as further amended by the Court, are ADOPTED, effective March 1, 2012. Proposed amendments to subdivision (c) and Comment 2 are referred back to the Joint Committee on Attorney Standards for further review
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened this 15th day of December, 2011, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, and the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order. The Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, being unavoidably absent, did not participate in the decision.