The Supreme Court considered a proposed administrative rule making the Judicial Ethics
Advisory Committee a committee of the Supreme Court after the North Dakota Judicial Conference voted to disband it as a committee of the Judicial Conference. A copy of the proposed rule is attached.
ORDERED, Administrative Rule 54, Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, is adopted effective May 1, 2007, subject to a 30-day comment period. Any person wishing to comment on the proposed amendments may do so in writing before Wednesday, April 4, 2007. 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.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened March 2, 2007, with theHonorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.