Joint Procedure Committee Meeting

Scheduled on Thursday, January 27, 2005 @ 10:00 AM

Agenda
January 27-28, 2005, Meeting
Bismarck
 


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I. Roll Call and Preliminaries

II. Minutes of September 23-24, 2004, Meeting 1

III. Criminal Rules Package

A. Rule 12, N.D.R.Crim.P., Pleadings and Pretrial Motions Before Trial; Defenses and Objections

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 12 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 12 44

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 12 45

3. Amendments to Fed.R.Crim.P. 12 and Commentary 53

B. Rule 12.1, N.D.R.Crim.P., Notice of Alibi

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 12.1 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 12.1 57

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 12.1 58

3. Amendments to Fed.R.Crim.P. 12.1 and Commentary 64

C. Rule 12.2, N.D.R.Crim.P., Notice of Defense Based on Mental Condition

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 12.2 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 12.2 66

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 12.2 67

3. Amendments to Fed.R.Crim.P. 12.2 and Commentary 73

D. Rule 13, N.D.R.Crim.P., Trial Together of Indictments or Informations or Complaints

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 13 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 13 75

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 13 76

3. Amendments to Fed.R.Crim.P. 13 and Commentary 79

E. Rule 14, N.D.R.Crim.P., Relief from Prejudicial Joinder

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 14 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 14 80

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 14 81

3. Amendments to Fed.R.Crim.P. 14 and Commentary 84

F. Rule 15, N.D.R.Crim.P., Depositions

The Committee will consider whether to adapt N.D.R.Crim.P. 15 to be consistent with Fed.R.Crim.P. 15.

1. Memorandum on Rule 15 85

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 15 86

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 15 and Commentary 94

4. Rule 431, Uniform Rules of Crim.P. and Commentary 99

G. Rule 16, N.D.R.Crim.P., Discovery and Inspection

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 16 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 16 106

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 16 108

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 16 and Commentary 121

4. State v. Lince 128

H. Rule 17, N.D.R.Crim.P., Subpoena

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 17 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 17 131

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 17 132

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 17 and Commentary 141

I. Rule 17.1, N.D.R.Crim.P., Omnibus Hearing and Pretrial Conference

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 17.1 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 17.1 144

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 17.1 145

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 17.1 and Commentary 150

J. Rule 18, N.D.R.Crim.P., Place of Trial or Hearing

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 18 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 18 151

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 18 152

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 18 and Commentary 154

K. Rule 19, N.D.R.Crim.P., Transfer Within District

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 19 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 19 155

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 19 156

L. Rule 20, N.D.R.Crim.P., Transfer from the County for Plea and Sentence

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 20 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 20 159

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 20 160

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 20 and Commentary 164

M. Rule 21, N.D.R.Crim.P., Transfer from the County or Municipality for Trial

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 21 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 21 167

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 21 168

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 21 and Commentary 172

N. Rule 22, N.D.R.Crim.P., Time of Motion to Transfer

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 22 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 22 173

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 22 174

O. Rule 23, N.D.R.Crim.P., Trial by Jury or by Court

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 23 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 23 177

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 23 178

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 23 and Commentary 181

P. Rule 23.1, N.D.R.Crim.P., Jury Expenses

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 23.1 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 23.1 182

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 23.1 183

Q. Rule 24, N.D.R.Crim.P., Trial Jurors

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 24 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 24 184

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 24 185

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 24 and Commentary 191

R. Rule 24.1, N.D.R.Crim.P., Demand for Change of Trial Judge

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 24.1 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 24.1 194

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 24.1 195

S. Rule 25, N.D.R.Crim.P., Judge--Disability

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 25 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 25 196

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 25 197

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 25 and Commentary 200

T. Rule 26, N.D.R.Crim.P., Evidence

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 26 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 26 201

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 26 202

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 26 and Commentary 204

U. Rule 26.1, N.D.R.Crim.P., Foreign Law

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 26.1 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 26.1 205

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 26.1 206

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 26.1 and Commentary 209

V. Rule 27, N.D.R.Crim.P., Proof of Official Record

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 27 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 27 210

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 27 211

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 27 and Commentary 213

W. Rule 28, N.D.R.Crim.P., Expert Witnesses and Interpreters

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 28 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 28 214

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 28 215

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 28 and Commentary 218

X. Rule 29, N.D.R.Crim.P., Motion for Judgment of Acquittal

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 29 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 29 219

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 29 220

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 29 and Commentary 224

Y. Rule 29.1, N.D.R.Crim.P., Closing Argument

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 29.1 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 29.1 226

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 29.1 227

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 29.1 and Commentary 229

Z. Rule 30, N.D.R.Crim.P., Jury Instructions

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 30 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 30 230

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 30 231

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 30 and Commentary 236

AA. Rule 31, N.D.R.Crim.P., Verdict

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 31 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 31 240

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 31 241

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 31 and Commentary 246

BB. Rule 32, N.D.R.Crim.P., Sentencing and Judgment

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 32 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 32 248

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 32 249

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 32 and Commentary 259

CC. Rule 32.1, N.D.R.Crim.P., Deferred Imposition of Sentence

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 32.1 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 32.1 264

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 32.1 265

DD. Rule 33, N.D.R.Crim.P., New Trial

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 33 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 33 267

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 33 268

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 33 and Commentary 272

EE. Rule 34, N.D.R.Crim.P., Arrest of Judgment

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 34 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 34 273

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 34 274

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 34 and Commentary 277

FF. Rule 35, N.D.R.Crim.P., Correction or Reduction of a Sentence

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 35 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 35 278

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 35 279

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 35 and Commentary 285

GG. Rule 36, N.D.R.Crim.P., Clerical Mistakes

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 36 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 36 286

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 36 287

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 36 and Commentary 289

HH. Rule 37, N.D.R.Crim.P., Appeal as of Right to District Court; How Taken

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 37 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 37 290

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 37 291

II. Rule 38, N.D.R.Crim.P., Stay of Execution and Relief Pending Review

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 38 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 38 298

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 38 299

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 38 and Commentary 303

JJ. Rule 41, N.D.R.Crim.P., Search and Seizure

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 41 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 41 305

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 41 306

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 41 and Commentary 321

KK. Rule 43, N.D.R.Crim.P., Presence of the Defendant

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 43 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 43 330

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 43 331

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 43 and Commentary 335

LL. Rule 44, N.D.R.Crim.P., Right to and Appointment of Counsel

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 44 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 44 341

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 44 342

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 44 and Commentary 346

MM. Rule 45, N.D.R.Crim.P., Time

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 45 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 45 347

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 45 348

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 45 and Commentary 353

NN. Rule 46, N.D.R.Crim.P., Release from Custody

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 46 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 46 355

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 46 356

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 46 and Commentary 369

OO. Rule 47, N.D.R.Crim.P., Motions

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 47 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 47 373

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 47 374

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 47 and Commentary 377

PP. Rule 48, N.D.R.Crim.P., Dismissal

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 48 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 48 378

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 48 379

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 48 and Commentary 384

QQ. Rule 49, N.D.R.Crim.P., Service and Filing of Papers

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 49 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 49 385

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 49 386

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 49 and Commentary 389

RR. Rule 50, N.D.R.Crim.P., Calendars

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 50 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 50 390

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 50 391

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 50 and Commentary 394

SS. Rule 51, N.D.R.Crim.P., Exceptions Unnecessary

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 51 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 51 395

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 51 396

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 51 and Commentary 398

TT. Rule 52, N.D.R.Crim.P., Harmless Error and Obvious Error

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 52 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 52 399

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 52 400

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 52 and Commentary 403

UU. Rule 53, N.D.R.Crim.P., Regulation of Conduct in the Courtroom

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 53 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 53 404

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 53 405

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 53 and Commentary 53 406

VV. <u>Rule 55, N.D.R.Crim.P., Records

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 55 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 55 407

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 55 408

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 55 and Commentary 410

WW. Rule 56, N.D.R.Crim.P., When Court is Open

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 56 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 56 411

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 56 412

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 56 and Commentary 414

XX. Rule 57, N.D.R.Crim.P., Practice When Procedure Not Specified

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 57 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 57 415

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 57 416

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 57 and Commentary 418

YY. Rule 58, N.D.R.Crim.P., Appendix of Forms

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 58 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 58 420

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 58 421

ZZ. Rule 59, N.D.R.Crim.P., Effective Date--Statutes Superseded

The Committee will consider whether to adopt form and style changes to N.D.R.Crim.P. 59 consistent with changes in the federal criminal rules.

1. Memorandum on Rule 59 423

2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 59 424

3. Fed.R.Crim.P. 59 and Commentary 426