TO: Joint Procedure Committee
FROM: Mike Hagburg
DATE: April 12, 2017
RE: Rule 29, N.D.R.App.P., Brief of an Amicus Curiae
In December 2016, amendments to Fed.R.App.P. 29 took effect. Clerk of the Supreme Court Penny Miller has requested that the committee consider similar amendments to Rule 29.
Staff has prepared proposed amendments to Rule 29 modeled on the federal amendment. The amendments are intended to address amicus filings made in connection with a petition for rehearing.
Proposed amendments to Rule 29 are attached.