IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
The Joint Committee on Attorney Standards (Committee) submitted a recommendation to approve proposed amendments to Rule 3.8 of the North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct, Special Responsibilities of a Prosecutor, regarding a prosecutor's ethical obligations upon learning of evidence indicating a defendant had been convicted of an offense the defendant did not commit. A copy of the Committee's recommendation and the proposed rule amendments are attached.
ORDERED, any person wishing to comment on the proposed amendments may do so in writing before Monday, June 13, 2011. 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 Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505-0530.
Dated: May 6, 2011.
North Dakota Supreme Court