Joint Procedure Committee Meeting

Scheduled on Thursday, January 25, 2007 @ 10:00 AM

Agenda
January 25-26, 2007, Meeting
Bismarck
 


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I. Roll Call and Preliminaries

II. Minutes of September 28-29, 2006, Meeting 1

III. Old Business

A. Rule 3, N.D.R.Civ.P., Commencement of Action

The Committee will consider whether to make changes to N.D.R.Civ.P. 3 changing the method of commencing a civil action.

1. Memorandum on Rule 3 28 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 3 30 
3. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 3, alternate draft 31 
4. N.D.R.Civ.P. 4, as amended by Supreme Court 32 
5. Referral letter from Penny Miller 49 
6. Wash. C.R. 3 52 
7. Colo. R.C.P. 3 59 
8. Utah R.C.P. 3 62 
9. N.D.C.C. § 28-01-38 66 
10. Paracelsus Healthcare v. Philips Medical 68 
11. Long v. Jaszczak 75

B. Rule 26, N.D.R.Civ.P., General Provisions Governing Discovery: Rule 510, N.D.R.Ev., Waiver of Privilege by Voluntary Disclosure

The Committee will consider whether to adopt changes to N.D.R.Civ.P. 26 and N.D.R.Ev. 510 consistent with federal electronic discovery amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rules 26 and 510 85 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 26 87 
3. Proposed N.D.R.Ev. 510 98 
4. N.D.R.Ev. 510 100 
5. N.D.R.Ev. 511 101 
6. Farm Credit Bank v. Huether 102 
7. N.D.R. Prof. Conduct 4.5 127 
8. Draft Uniform Electronic Discovery Rules 128 
9. Article: IT's Day in Court 144 
10. Article: Hitting the High Points of the New EDD Rules 148

C. Rule 37, N.D.R.Civ.P., Failure to Make or Cooperate in Discovery; Sanctions

The Committee will consider whether to delete language exempting the state from monetary sanctions from N.D.R.Civ.P. 37.

1. Memorandum on Rule 37 152 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 37 154 
3. N.D.C.C. ch. 32-12.2 161

D. Rule 404, N.D.R.Ev, Character Evidence Not Admissible to Prove Conduct, Exceptions: Other Crimes

The Committee will consider whether to adopt changes to N.D.R.Ev. 404 consistent with amendments to the federal rule.

1. Memorandum on Rule 404 169 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Ev. 404 171 
3. Proposed N.D.R.Ev. 404, alternate draft 176 
4. N.D.R.Ev. 607 181 
5. N.D.R.Ev. 608 182 
6. N.D.R.Ev. 609 184

IV. New Business

A. Rule 55, N.D.R.Civ.P., Default

The Committee will consider whether to make changes to N.D.R.Civ.P. 55 requiring notice of a default motion.

1. Memorandum on Rule 55 188 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 55 189 
3. Wilson v. Wilson 193 
4. Federal Land Bank v. Lillehaugen 199

B. Order 14, N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R., Electronic Filing Pilot Project

The Committee will consider whether to make changes updating Admin. Order 14.

1. Memorandum on Admin. Order 14 203 
2. Proposed N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. Order 14204

C. Order 16, N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R., Electronic Filing Pilot Project for the District Courts

The Committee will consider whether to make changes updating Admin. Order 16.

1. Memorandum on Admin. Order 16 208 
2. Proposed N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. Order 16209 
3. Email from Susan Sisk 212

D. Rule 4, N.D.R.App.P., Appeal--When Taken

The Committee will consider whether to adopt changes to N.D.R.App.P. 4 consistent with amendments to the federal rule.

1. Memorandum on Rule 4 213 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 4 214 
3. Federal rule amendments and notes 221

E. Rule 10, N.D.R.App.P., The Record on Appeal

The Committee will consider whether to adopt changes to N.D.R.App.P. 10 consistent with the federal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 10 234 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 10 235

F. Rule 25, N.D.R.App.P., Filing and Service

The Committee will consider whether to adopt changes to N.D.R.App.P. 25 consistent with amendments to the federal rule.

1. Memorandum on Rule 25 243 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 25 244 
3. Federal rule amendments and notes 248

G. Rule 26, N.D.R.App.P., Computing and Extending Time

The Committee will consider whether to adopt changes to N.D.R.App.P. 26 consistent with amendments to the federal rule.

1. Memorandum on Rule 26 252 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 26 253 
3. Federal rule amendments and notes 256

H. Rule 31, N.D.R.App.P., Serving and Filing Briefs

The Committee will consider whether to adopt changes to N.D.R.App.P. 31 consistent with amendments to the federal rule.

1. Memorandum on Rule 31 257 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 31 258 
3. Federal rule amendments and notes 261

I. Rule 32, N.D.R.App.P., Form of Briefs, Appendices and Other Papers

The Committee will consider whether to adopt changes to N.D.R.App.P. 32 consistent with amendments to the federal rule.

1. Memorandum on Rule 32 262 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 32 263

J. Rule 40, N.D.R.App.P., Petition for Rehearing

The Committee will consider whether to adopt changes to N.D.R.App.P. 40 consistent with amendments to the federal rule.


1. Memorandum on Rule 40 269 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 40 270

K. Rule 44, N.D.R.App.P., Case Involving a Constitutional Question

The Committee will consider whether to adopt a new N.D.R.App.P. 44 consistent with the amended federal rule.

1. Memorandum on Rule 44 273 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 44 274 
3. Federal rule amendments and notes 275