IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
ORDER OF ADOPTION
Supreme Court No. 20090381
North Dakota Rules of Evidence
Analytical Report Admission: Confrontation
By Order dated December 16, 2009, and effective February 1, 2009, the Supreme
Rule 707 of the North Dakota Rules of Evidence subject to comment. The Court adopted the rule
in response to the United States Supreme Court's decision in Melendez-Diaz v.
S.Ct. 2527 (2009). Following review of the comments filed, the matter was referred to the Joint
Procedure Committee for review and recommendation. On October 4, 2010, the Joint Procedure
Committee proposed amendments to Rule 707. The Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED, that the proposed amendments to Rule 707 of the North Dakota Rules of Evidence, as further amended by this Court are ADOPTED, effective March 1, 2011. A copy of the amended rule is attached.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened December 21, 2010, with the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, and the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.
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