Joint Procedure Committee Meeting

Scheduled on Thursday, April 30, 1998 @ 11:00 AM

AGENDA

JOINT PROCEDURE COMMITTEE
April 30-May 1, 1998 Meeting
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I. Roll Call

II. Minutes of January 29-30, 1998 Meeting 1

III. Unfinished Business

A. Service via Commercial Carrier

1. Memorandum on Service 24 
2. Proposed Rule 4, N.D.R.Civ.P .. 26 
3. Proposed Rule 5, N.D.R.Civ.P .. 37 
4. Proposed Rule 25, N.D.R.App.P . 40

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

1. Memorandum on Rule 5 43 
2. Letter from Judge Leclerc 44 
3. Ratajczak, 1997 ND 122, 565 N.W.2d 491 ... 45 
4. North Dakota Clerk of Court Manual . 47

IV. New Business

A. Proposed Rule 3.3, N.D.R.O.C.

1. Memorandum on Rule 3.3 49 
2. Letter from William Strutz .... 50 
3. Letters from Judge Graff . 51 
4. Sections 27-05-27 and 29-15-21, N.D.C.C . 53 
5. Proposed Rule 3.3, Alternative 1 ... 57 
6. Proposed Rule 3.3, Alternative 2 ... 58

B. Criminal Proceeding by Interactive Video

1. Memorandum on Rule 5 60 
2. Letter from Judge Leclerc 62 
3. Letters from Judge Davies 63 
4. Valenzuela, 915 F.2d 1276 (9th Cir. 1990).... 66 
5. Larose, 702 A.2d 326 (N.H. 1997) ... 70 
6. Phillips, 656 N.E.2d 643 (Ohio 1995) .... 75 
7. Statutes and Rules from other Jurisdictions.. 79 
8. Proposed Rule 5, N.D.R.Crim.P. 96 
9. Proposed Rule 10, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 103 
10. Proposed Rule 43, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 106 
11. Proposed Rule 11, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 109

C. Rule 4, N.D.R.Civ.P.; Service Outside the State

1. Memorandum on Rule 4 123 
2. Letter from Cathy Schmitz 124 
3. Letter from Judge Rustad . 125 
4. Rule 4, N.D.R.Civ.P . 127 
5. Uniform Interstate and International Procedure Act .. 128 
6. Proposed Rule 4, N.D.R.Civ.P. . 129

D. Rule 8.2, N.D.R.O.C.; Interim Orders

1. Memorandum on Rule 8.2 136 
2. Letter from Judge Olson .. 137 
3. Proposed Rule 8.2, N.D.R.O.C. . 138

E. Rule 51, N.D.R.Civ.P.; Predeliberation Discussion by Jurors

1. Memorandum on Juror Discussion 143 
2. Letter from Ronald McLean 145 
3. Rule 39(f), Ariz.R.Civ.P . 146 
4. Articles .. 147 
5. Section 28-14-16, N.D.C.C 158 
6. Section 29-21-28, N.D.C.C 159 
7. Proposed Rule 51, N.D.R.Civ.P. 160

F. Rule 47.1, N.D.R.App.P.; Technical Amendment

1. Memorandum on Rule 47.1 165 
2. Rule 47.1, N.D.R.App.P. .. 166

G. Rule 4, N.D.R.Civ.P.; Demand for Filing Complaint

1. Memorandum on Demands 169 
2. Proposed Rule 4, N.D.R.Civ.P. . 170

H. Commencement of Time for Appeal

1. Memorandum on Time 174 
2. Austin, 560 N.W.2d 895 (N.D. 1997) . 176 
3. Thorson, 541 N.W.2d 692 (N.D. 1996) 182 
4. Proposed Rule 50, N.D.R.Civ.P. 189 
5. Proposed Rule 52, N.D.R.Civ.P. 194 
6. Proposed Rule 54, N.D.R.Civ.P. 197 
7. Proposed Rule 59, N.D.R.Civ.P. 201 
8. Proposed Rule 60, N.D.R.Civ.P. 204 
9. Proposed Rule 62, N.D.R.Civ.P. 209 
10. Proposed Rule 77, Alternative 1 .... 217 
11. Proposed Rule 77, Alternative 2 .... 220 
12. Proposed Rule 4, Alternative 1 223 
13. Proposed Rule 4, Alternative 2 227

I. 1997 Amendments to Federal Rules of Evidence

1. Memorandum on Rule 407 229 
2. Rule 407, Fed.R.Evid 230 
3. Proposed Rule 407, N.D.R.Evid. 231 
4. Memorandum on Rule 801 233 
5. Lind, 322 N.W.2d 826 (N.D. 1982) ... 235 
6. Zajac, 410 N.W.2d 155 (N.D. 1987) .. 237 
7. Bourjaily, 483 U.S. 171 (1987) 238 
8. Rule 801, Fed.R.Evid 243 
9. Proposed Rule 801, N.D.R.Evid. 244 
10. Memorandum on Rule 803 249 
11. Rule 803, Fed.R.Evid 250 
12. Rule 804, Fed.R.Evid 251 
13. Proposed Rule 803, N.D.R.Evid. 252 
14. Proposed Rule 804, N.D.R.Evid. 259 
15. Rule 807, Fed.R.Evid 262 
16. Proposed Rule 807, N.D.R.Evid. 263 
17. Memorandum on Rule 806 265 
18. Rule 806, Fed.R.Evid 266 
19. Proposed Rule 806, N.D.R.Evid. 267

J. Venue in Civil Cases

1. Memorandum on Venue 269 
2. N.D. Trial Lawyers Association Comments . 271 
3. Section 28-04-07, N.D.C.C 272 
4. Proposed Rule 77, Alternative 1 .... 273 
5. Proposed Rule 77, Alternative 2 .... 276 
6. Proposed Rule 77, Alternative 3 .... 279

K. Venue in Criminal Cases

1. Memorandum on Criminal Venue 282 
2. Section 29-01-33, N.D.C.C 284 
3. Section 29-15-01, N.D.C.C 285 
4. Proposed Rule 18, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 286 
5. Proposed Rule 21, Alternative 1 .... 288 
6. Proposed Rule 21, Alternative 2 .... 295

L. Rule 4, N.D.R.App.P.; Extension of Time for Appeal

1. Memorandum on Appeal Time 303 
2. McMorrow, 516 N.W.2d 282 (N.D. 1994) .... 304 
3. Proposed Rule 4, N.D.R.App.P. . 307

V. Appendix 
1. Memorandum on the Appendix 310 
2. Proposed Rule 6, N.D.R.Civ.P. . 311 
3. Proposed Rule 23, N.D.R.Civ.P. 313 
4. Proposed Rule 30, N.D.R.Civ.P. 318 
5. Proposed Rule 30.1, N.D.R.Civ.P. ... 320 
6. Proposed Rule 31, N.D.R.Civ.P. 327 
7. Proposed Rule 45, N.D.R.Civ.P. 329 
8. Proposed Rule 17, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 332 
9. Proposed Rule 37, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 340 
10. Proposed Rule 45, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 347 
11. Proposed Rule 46, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 350 
12. Proposed Rule 49, N.D.R.Crim.P. .... 355 
13. Proposed Rule 3, N.D.R.App.P. . 359 
14. Proposed Rule 8, N.D.R.App.P. . 362 
15. Proposed Rule 26, N.D.R.App.P. 365 
16. Proposed Rule 36, N.D.R.App.P. 367 
17. Proposed Rule 45, N.D.R.App.P. 369 
18. Proposed Rule 3.1, N.D.R.O.C. . 371 
19. Proposed Rule 7.1, N.D.R.O.C. . 372 
20. Proposed Rule 11.2, N.D.R.O.C. 374