Amendments Rule 3(a), ND Rules for Continuing Legal Education
RULE 3. MANDATORY CONTINUING LEGAL
EDUCATION, REPORT OF COMPLIANCE
(a) Except as qualified in section (b), each attorney duly admitted and licensed to practice in this State shall complete not less than 45 hours of approved coursework in Continuing Legal Education during each three-year period the attorney is licensed in this State. Beginning in the 1993 reporting year, three hours of this forty-five hour triennial requirement shall be in the area of ethics or coursework commonly considered professional responsibility, which may include coursework related to racial and ethnic diversity, gender equity, disability access, and the elimination of bias in the profession.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: The North Dakota Rules for Continuing Legal Education were adopted July 27, 1977. Rules 1, 3 and 4 were subsequently amended as emergency rules December 1, 1986, and adopted as permanent rules March 24, 1987. Rule 7 was amended March 24, 1987. The above Rule incorporates the previous amendments adopted March 24, 1987, and those approved November 22, 1988, which were effective December 31, 1988. Rule 3 was further amended June 24, 1992. Emergency amendments to Rule 4 were adopted August 17, 1993, and subsequently amended and readopted February 2, 1994. Nonsubstantive amendments to the permanent rules were adopted February 2, 1994. Rule 3(a) was amended effective October 1, 2004.