Petition | Synopsis | Notice of Hearing
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. Petition for Adoption, Amendment, or Repeal of Court Rules 1
II. Synopsis of Proposed Amendments 5
III. Amendments Proposed by Joint Procedure Committee
A. North Dakota Rules of Civil ProcedureRule 4 - Persons Subject to Jurisdiction; Process; Service 18Rule 5 - Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers 36Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers 46Rule 11 - Signing of Pleadings, Motions and Other Papers; Representation to Court; Sanctions 52Rule 43 - Evidence 57Rule 45 - Subpoena 60Rule 65 - Injunctions 71
B. North Dakota Rules of Appellate ProcedureRule 26 - Computing and Extending Time 81
C. North Dakota Rules of Criminal ProcedureRule 11 - Pleas 85Rule 28 - Interpreters 96Rule 45 - Computing and Extending Time 98
D. North Dakota Rules of EvidenceRule 101 - Scope 103Rule 102 - Purpose 105Rule 103 - Rulings on Evidence 107Rule 104 - Preliminary Questions 111Rule 105 - Limited Admissibility 115Rule 106 - Remainder of or Related Writings or Recorded Statements 118Rule 201 - Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts 120Rule 301 - Presumptions in General in Civil Actions and Proceedings 127Rule 302 - Applicability of Federal Law in Civil Actions and Proceedings 132Rule 303 - Presumptions in Criminal Cases 134Rule 401 - Definition of "Relevant Evidence" 135Rule 402 - Relevant Evidence Generally Admissible; Irrelevant Evidence Inadmissible 137Rule 403 - Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion, or Waste of Time 139Rule 404 - Character Evidence Not Admissible to Prove Conduct, Exceptions: Other Crimes 141Rule 405 - Methods of Proving Character 146Rule 406 - Habit: Routine Practice 149Rule 407 - Subsequent Remedial Measures 152Rule 408 - Compromise and Offers to Compromise 154Rule 409 - Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses 158Rule 410 - Offer to Plead Guilty; Nolo Contendere; Withdrawn Plea of Guilty 160Rule 411 - Liability Insurance 163Rule 412 - Admissibility of Alleged Victim's Sexual Behavior or Alleged Sexual Predisposition in Criminal Proceeding 165Rule 501 - Privileges Recognized Only as Provided 169Rule 502 - Lawyer-Client Privilege 171Rule 503 - Physician and Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege 178Rule 504 - Husband-Wife Privilege 185Rule 505 - Religious Privilege 189Rule 506 - Political Vote 192Rule 507 - Trade Secrets 194Rule 508 - Secrets of State and Other Official Information; Governmental Privileges 197Rule 509 - Identity of Informer 205Rule 510 - Waiver of Privilege by Voluntary Disclosure 212Rule 511 - Privileged Matter Disclosed under Compulsion or Without Opportunity to Claim Privilege 215Rule 512 - Comment upon or Inference from Claim of Privilege; Instruction 219Rule 601 - General Rule of Competency 222Rule 602 - Lack of Personal Knowledge 224Rule 603 - Oath or Affirmation 226Rule 604 - Interpreters 227Rule 605 - Competency of Judge as Witness 229Rule 606 - Competency of Juror as Witness 231Rule 607 - Who May Impeach 235Rule 608 - Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness 238Rule 609 - Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime 241Rule 610 - Religious Beliefs or Opinions 246Rule 611 - Mode and Order of Interrogation and Presentation 248Rule 612 - Writing or Object Used to Refresh Memory 251Rule 613 - Previous Statements of Witnesses 254Rule 614 -Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by Court 257Rule 615 - Exclusion of Witnesses 259Rule 701 - Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses 261Rule 702 - Testimony by Experts 263Rule 703 - Bases of Opinion Testimony by Experts 265Rule 704 - Opinion on Ultimate Issue 267Rule 705 - Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinion 269Rule 706 - Court Appointed Experts 271Rule 707 - Analytical Report Admission; Confrontation 275Rule 801 - Definitions 278Rule 802 - Hearsay Rule 284Rule 803 - Hearsay Exceptions; Availability of Declarant Immaterial 285Rule 804 - Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable 301Rule 805 - Hearsay Within Hearsay 308Rule 806 - Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant 309Rule 807 - Residual Exception 311Rule 901 - Requirement of Authentication or Identification 313Rule 902 - Self-Authentication 319Rule 903 - Subscribing Witness Testimony Unnecessary 326Rule 1001 - Definitions 328Rule 1002 - Requirement of Original 334Rule 1003 - Admissibility of Duplicates 337Rule 1004 - Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents 340Rule 1005 - Public Records 345Rule 1006 - Summaries 348Rule 1007 - Testimony or Written Admission of Party 351Rule 1008 - Functions of Court and Jury 353Rule 1101 - Applicability of Rules 358
E. North Dakota Rules of CourtRule 6.10 - Courtroom Oaths 362Rule 8.2 - Interim Orders in Domestic Relations Cases 365Appendix G - Rule 3.5 Electronic Filing Forms 371
F. North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative RulesRule 13 - Judicial Referees 375