Proposed Amendments to N.D.R.Civ.P., N.D.R.Crim.P., N.D.R.Ev., N.D.R.App.P., and N.D.R.Ct.
On June 26, 2006, the Joint Procedure Committee filed proposed amendments to N.D.R.Civ.P. 4 (Persons Subject to Jurisdiction–Process–Service), 6 (Time), 27 (Depositions Before Action or Pending Appeal), 38 (Jury Trial of Right), and 45 (Subpoena); N.D.R.Crim.P. 7 (The Indictment and the Information), 29 (Motion for Judgment of Acquittal), 32 (Sentencing and Judgment), 33 (New Trial), 34 (Arresting Judgment), and 45 (Computing and Extending Time); N.D.R.Ev. 702 (Testimony by Experts), and 703 (Bases of Opinion Testimony by Experts); N.D.R.App.P. 3 (Appeal as of Right–How Taken), 4 (Appeal–When Taken), and 32 (Form of Briefs, Appendices, and Other Papers); and N.D.R.Ct. 3.1 (Pleadings), 3.2 (Motions), and 8.4 (Summons in Action for Divorce or Separation). The Synopsis of Proposed Amendments 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, 10:45 a.m., Wednesday,
October 25, 2006, in the Ralph J. Erickstad Courtroom of the Supreme Court, at the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota. 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. Time for personal appearances will be limited so written comments are encouraged. Written comments may be e-mailed to Penny Miller, Clerk of the Supreme Court, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or addressed to 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 180, Bismarck, ND 58505-0530.