SYNOPSIS OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
A. North Dakota Rules of Civil Procedure
Rule 52 - Findings by the Court
Subdivision (a) is amended to prescribe application of the "clearly erroneous" standard of review in juvenile cases.
B. North Dakota Rules of Criminal Procedure
Rule 44 - Right to and Appointment of Counsel
The explanatory note is amended to reflect the United States Supreme Court's holding in Alabama v. Shelton.