Joint Procedure Committee Meeting

Scheduled on Thursday, January 29, 1998 @ 10:00 AM

AGENDA

JOINT PROCEDURE COMMITTEE
January 29-30, 1998 Meeting

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I. Roll Call

II. Minutes of September 25-26, 1997 Meeting 1

III. Unfinished Business

A. Courtroom Oaths

1. Memorandum on Oath Comments 18
2. State v. Bjerkaas, 472 N.W.2d 615 (Wis.App. 1991) 20
3. Sections 29-21-03 and 29-21-04, N.D.C.C . 23
4. Comments, Letters and Articles 24
5. Memorandum on Oaths 69
6. Proposed Rule 6.11, N.D.R.O.C. 70
7. Oath for a Prospective Juror .. 72
8. Oath for a Jury - Civil Case .. 74
9. Oath for a Jury - Criminal Case .... 78
10. Oath for a Witness .. 81
11. Oath for a Deponent . 85
12. Oath for an Interpreter .. 86
13. Oath for a Bailiff .. 88
14. Oath for a Bailiff - To Conduct Jury to View Place 90
15. Oath for a Bailiff - To Keep Jury During Adjournment .... 92
16. Oath for a Bailiff - To Keep Jury After Cause Submitted 94
17. Oath for a Grand Jury .... 96
18. Oath for a Grand Jury Witness . 99
19. Oath for a Grand Jury Reporter 100
20. Oath for a Grand Jury Bailiff . 102
21. Affirmation .... 103
22. Criminal Offenses ... 104
23. Statutes to Supersede .... 106

B. Rule 32, N.D.R.Crim.P.; Confidentiality of Presentence Report

1. Memorandum on Rule 32 108
2. Committee Survey .... 110
3. Proposed Rule 32, Alternative 1 .... 122
[Alternative subparagraph (C)]
4. Proposed Rule 32, Alternative 2 .... 130
5. Memorandum 2 on Rule 32 138
6. Proposed Explanatory Note 139

C. Rule 43, N.D.R.Civ.P.; Taking of Testimony

1. Memorandum on Rule 43 144
2. Rule 43, Fed.R.Civ.P. .... 146
3. Proposed Rule 43, N.D.R.Civ.P . 148

D. Procedure for Deferred Imposition of Sentence

1. Memorandum on Deferred Imposition 153
2. Letter from Ted Gladden .. 154
3. Letter from Judge Hagerty 155
4. Sections 12.1-32-07.1 and 12.1-32-07.2, N.D.C.C ... 157
5. Memorandum on Procedure .... 158
[Uniform Procedure]
6. Summaries of Procedures .. 161
7. Memorandum on Proposal 199
8. Proposed Rule 32.1, Alternative 1 .. 200
9. Proposed Rule 32.1, Alternative 2 .. 202
10. Proposed Form 18, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 205
11. Proposed Rule 32.1, Alterative 3 ... 208
12. Proposed Rule 32.1, Alternative 4 .. 210
13. Proposed Form 8, N.D.R.Crim.P. 212

E. Delivery via Commercial Carrier

1. Memorandum on Delivery 214
2. Rule 25, Fed.R.App.P. .... 215
3. Rule 26, Fed.R.App.P. .... 218
4. Proposed Rule 4, N.D.R.Civ.P. . 219
5. Proposed Rule 5, N.D.R.Civ.P. . 230
6. Proposed Rule 6, N.D.R.Civ.P. . 233
7. Proposed Rule 23, N.D.R.Civ.P. 235
8. Proposed Rule 30, N.D.R.Civ.P. 240
9. Proposed Rule 30.1, N.D.R.Civ.P. ... 242
10. Proposed Rule 31, N.D.R.Civ.P. 249
11. Proposed Rule 45, N.D.R.Civ.P. 251
12. Proposed Rule 17, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 254
13. Proposed Rule 37, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 262
14. Proposed Rule 45, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 269
15. Proposed Rule 46, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 272
16. Proposed Rule 49, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 277
17. Proposed Rule 3, N.D.R.App.P. . 281
18. Proposed Rule 8, N.D.R.App.P. . 284
19. Proposed Rule 25, N.D.R.App.P. 287
20. Proposed Rule 26, N.D.R.App.P. 290
21. Proposed Rule 36, N.D.R.App.P. 292
22. Proposed Rule 45, N.D.R.App.P. 293
23. Proposed Rule 3.1, N.D.R.O.C. . 295
24. Proposed Rule 7.1, N.D.R.O.C. . 297
25. Proposed Rule 11.2, N.D.R.O.C. 299

IV. New Business

A. Rule 5, N.D.R.Civ.P.; Filing

1. Memorandum on Rule 5 300
2. Letter from Judge Leclerc 301
3. Ratajczak v. Ratajczak, 1997 ND 122 302
4. Excerpt from N.D. Clerk of Court Manual . 304

B. Venue in Civil Cases

1. Memorandum on Venue 306
2. Comments from Mike Wagner 308
3. Section 28-04-07, N.D.C.C 309
4. Proposed Rule 77, Alternative 1 .... 310
5. Proposed Rule 77, Alternative 2 .... 313
6. Proposed Rule 77, Alternative 3 .... 316

C. Venue in Criminal Cases

1. Memorandum on Rule 18 318
2. Section 29-01-33, N.D.C.C 320
3. Section 29-15-01, N.D.C.C 321
4. Proposed Rule 18, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 322
5. Proposed Rule 21, Alternative 1 .... 324
6. Proposed Rule 21, Alternative 2 .... 331

D. Rule 47.1, N.D.R.App.P.; Certification of Questions

1. Memorandum on Rule 47.1 339
2. Proposed Rule 47.1, N.D.R.App.P. ... 340

V. Future Business

A. Letters from William Strutz and Judge Graff .. 343
B. Letters from Judge Leclerc and Judge Davies .. 345
C. Letters from Cathy Schmitz and Judge Rustad .. 348