TO: Joint Procedure Committee
FROM: Mike Hagburg
RE: Rule 26.1, N.D.R.Crim.P., Foreign Law
Attached are proposed amendments to Rule 26.1. The amendments are form and style amendments in the spirit of the December 2002 federal criminal rule amendments and are based on the amendments to Fed.R.Crim.P. 26.1.
Rule 26.1 contains some material not included in the federal rule. Revisions to this material is based on the federal court rule drafting guidelines and the North Dakota legislative drafting guidelines.
The proposed changes are intended to be stylistic only.