Joint Procedure Committee Meeting

Scheduled on Thursday, April 24, 2008 @ 11:00 AM

Agenda
April 24-25, 2008, Meeting
Fargo
 


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I. Roll Call and Preliminaries

II. Minutes of January 24, 2008, Meeting 1

III. Old Business

A. Form 9, N.D.R.Crim.P., Appendix A

The Committee will consider whether to make further changes to the probation conditions form.

1. Memorandum on Form 9 and Form 9a 21 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. Form 9 23 
3. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. Form 9a 33 
4. E-Mails from Judge Geiger on DOCR changes to forms 40 
5. DOCR forms 43 
6. N.D.C.C. § 12.1-32-15 55

B. Privacy Protection for Filings Made with the Court

The Committee will consider whether to add restrictions on release of private material by the courts.

1. Memorandum on Privacy Protection 61 
2. Proposed N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. 41 62 
3. Proposed N.D.R.Ct. 3.4 73 
4. Proposed N.D.R.Ct. 3.1 76

C. Rule 12, N.D.R.Civ.P., Defenses and Objections - When and How Presented - By Pleading or Motion - Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings

The Committee will consider changes to Rule 12 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 12 81 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 12 83 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 12 92 
4. N.D.R.C. §§ 28-0711 and 28-0712 96 
5. N.D.R.Civ.P. 68 97

IV. New Business

A. Rule 2.2, N.D.R.App.P., Expedited Appeal - Termination of Parental Rights Appeal

The Committee will consider whether a new rule providing for expedited appeals in termination of parental rights cases should be adopted.

1. Memorandum on Rule 2.2 99 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 2.2 100 
3. Email from Chief Justice VandeWalle 102 
4. Fla.R.App.P. 9.146 103 
5. Ohio R.App.P. 11.2 105 
6. Ore.R.App.P. 10.15 109

B. Rule 1, N.D.R.Crim.P., Scope and Exceptions

The Committee will consider whether to update N.D.R.Crim.P. 1.

1. Memorandum on Rule 1 111 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 1 112 
3. E-mail from Jean Delaney 116 
4. N.D.C.C. ch. 14-20 117

C. Rule 2.2, N.D.R.Ct., Facsimile Transmission; Order 16, N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. Order, Electronic Filing Pilot Project for the District Courts

The Committee will consider whether to change the procedure for facsimile filing.

1. Memorandum on Electronic Filing 135 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Ct. 2.2 137 
3. Proposed N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. Order 16 139 
4. Memorandum from Sally Holewa 142

D. Rule 3.1, N.D.R.Ct., Pleadings

The Committee will consider whether to change form options for pleadings.

1. Memorandum on Rule 3.1 145 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Ct. 3.1 146 ? 
3. Letter from David Cook 151

E. Rule 5, N.D.R.Civ.P., Service and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

The Committee will consider whether to add language to N.D.R.Civ.P. 5 allowing wider use of electronic service.

1. Memorandum on Rule 5 152 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 5 154 
3. E-mail from Mike Wagner 161 
4. Fed.R.Civ.P. 5 162

F. Rule 40, N.D.R.Civ.P., Assignment of Cases for Trial

The Committee will consider whether to update Rule 40.

1. Memorandum on Rule 40 168 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 40 169

G. Rule 45, N.D.R.Civ.P., Subpoena

The Committee will consider whether to make revisions to Rule 45 clarifying the limits of subpoena power.

1. Memorandum on Rule 45 172 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 45 174 
3. E-mail from Steve Plambeck 186 
4. Fed.R.Civ.P. 45 189

H. Rule 16, N.D.R.Civ.P., Pretrial Conferences, Scheduling, Management

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 16 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 16 198 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 16 199 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 16 206

I. Rule 17, N.D.R.Civ.P., Parties Plaintiff and Defendant - Capacity

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 17 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 17 212 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 17 213 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 17 216

J. Rule 18, N.D.R.Civ.P., Joinder of Claims and Remedies

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 18 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 18 218 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 18 219 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 18 221

K. Rule 19, N.D.R.Civ.P., Joinder of Persons Needed for Just Adjudication

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 19 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 19 222 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 19 223 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 19 226

L. Rule 20, N.D.R.Civ.P., Permissive Joinder of Parties

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 20 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 20 228 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 20 229 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 20 232 
4. Nodak v. Kosmatka 233

M. Rule 21, N.D.R.Civ.P., Misjoinder and NonJoinder of Parties

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 21 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 21 236 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 21 237 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 21 239

N. Rule 22, N.D.R.Civ.P., Interpleader

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 22 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 22 240 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 22 241 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 22 244 
4. More v. Western Grain Co. 245

O. Rule 24, N.D.R.Civ.P., Intervention

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 24 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 24 252 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 24 253 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 24 256

P. Rule 25, N.D.R.Civ.P., Substitution of Parties

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 25 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 25 258 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 25 259 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 25 263

Q. Rule 26, N.D.R.Civ.P., General Provisions Governing Discovery

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 26 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 26 265 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 26 266 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 26 280

R. Rule 27, N.D.R.Civ.P., Depositions Before Action or Pending Appeal

The Committee will consider whether to make form and style revisions to Rule 27 consistent with federal amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 27 292 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 27 293 
3. Form and Style Amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 27 298