Joint Procedure Committee Meeting

Scheduled on Thursday, September 26, 2013 @ 11:00 AM

Agenda
September 26, 2013 Meeting
Bismarck
 


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I. Roll Call and Preliminaries

II. Minutes of April 25-26, 2013, Meeting 1

III. Old Business

A. Rule 3.5, N.D.R.Ct., Electronic Filing in District Courts

The Committee will review amendments to Rule 3.5 and the Supreme Court's response to the Committee's suggestions on electronic filing.

1. Memorandum on Rule 3.5 37 
2. N.D.R.Ct. 3.5 39 
3. Paragraph Numbering Guidelines 43

B. Rule 3.1, N.D.R.Ct., Pleadings

The Committee will review Rule 3.1 and consider whether it should be amended to better conform to electronic filing and service practice.

1. Memorandum on Rule 3.1 47 
2. N.D.R.Ct. 3.1 49 
3. ECJD filing guidance 6 54

C. Rule 6, N.D.R.Civ.P., Computing and Extending Time; Time for MotionPapers

The Committee will consider proposed amendments to Rule 6 relating to an inconsistency between Rule 6 and Rule 59.

1. Memorandum on Rule 6 55 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 6 57 
3. Fed.R.Civ.P. 6 63 
4. N.D.R.Civ.P. 59 70 
5. Fed.R.Civ.P. 59 75 
6. N.D.R.Civ.P. 50 78 
7. Fed.R.Civ.P. 50 83

D. Rule 8.10, N.D.R.Ct., Collaborative Law Practice; Rule 512, N.D.R.Ev., Collaborative Law Privilege

The Committee will consider whether a collaborative law rule and a collaborative law privilege rule should be adopted.

1. Memorandum on Rule 8.10 89 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Ct. 8.10 90 
3. Proposed N.D.R.Ev. 512 91 
4. Uniform Collaborative Law Act 94 
5. Minnesota Collaborative Law Rule 130

IV. New Business

A. Proposed Electronic Filing Amendments to the N.D. Rules of Appellate Procedure

The Committee will consider proposed amendments to the Rules of Appellate Procedure relating to electronic filing.

1. Memorandum on proposed amendments to appellate rules132 
2. Memorandum to committee from Petra Hulm 133 

3. Memorandum on Rule 2.1 136 
4. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 2.1 137

5. Memorandum on Rule 2.2 140 
6. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 2.2 141 

7. Memorandum on Rule 3 144 
8. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 3 145 

9. Memorandum on Rule 4 150 
10. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 4 151

11. Memorandum on Rule 10 160 
12. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 10 161 

13. Memorandum on Rule 11 170 
14. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 11 171 

15. Memorandum on Rule 12 177 
16. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 12 178 

17. Memorandum on Rule 21 181 
18. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 21 182 

19. Memorandum on Rule 24 185 
20. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 24 186 

21. Memorandum on Rule 25 188 
22. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 25 189 

23. Memorandum on Rule 27 197 
24. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 27 198 

25. Memorandum on Rule 28 201 
26. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 28 202 

27. Memorandum on Rule 29 209 
28. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 29 210 

29. Memorandum on Rule 30 214 
30. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 30 215

31. Memorandum on Rule 31 220 
32. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 31 221

33. Memorandum on Rule 32 224 
34. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 32 225 

35. Memorandum on Rule 40 231 
36. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 40 232

B. Rule 5, N.D.R.Civ.P., Service and Filing of Pleadings and OtherDocuments

The Committee will consider proposed amendments to Rule 5's explanatory note to include a cross-reference to N.D.R.Ct. 11.2's service requirements.

1. Memorandum on Rule 5 235 
2. E-mail from Judge Sonna Anderson 236 
3. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 5 237 
4. N.D.R.Ct. 11.2 248

C. Rule 3, N.D.R.Civ.P., Commencing an Action

The Committee will consider proposed amendments to Rule 3's explanatory note to explain its interaction with a statute.

1. Memorandum on Rule 3 249 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Civ.P. 3 251 
3. N.D.C.C. § 28-01-38 252 
4. American Family Ins. v. Waupaca Elevator Co. 255

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

The Committee will consider proposed amendments to Rule 4 to recognize a motion for reconsideration.

1. Memorandum on Rule 4 266 
2. Proposed N.D.R.App.P. 4 268 
3. Waslaski v. State 277 
4. Mass.R.App.P. 4 282 
5. Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1008 285 
6. Cal. Rules of Court 8.108 287

E. Rule 43, N.D.R.Crim.P., Defendant's Presence

The Committee will consider proposed amendments to Rule 43 to allow a defendant to enter a "not guilty" plea in writing.

1. Memorandum on Rule 43 291 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 43 292 
3. E-mail from Bruce Quick 296 
4. City of Mandan v. Baer 297

F. Rule 8.4, N.D.R.Ct., Summons in Action for Divorce, Separation or toDetermineParental Rights and Responsibilities

The Committee will consider proposed amendments to Rule 8.4 to allow a "short form" summons to be printed when service is by publication.

1. Memorandum on Rule 8.4 306 
2. Proposed N.D.R.Crim.P. 8.4 307 
3. E-mail from Judge McLees 310

G. Rule 13, N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R., Judicial Referees

The Committee will review recent amendments to Admin. Rule 13 and consider additional amendments.

1. Memorandum on Rule 13 311 
2. Proposed N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. 13 313 
3. E-mail from Judge Reich 319 
4. SCJD Memo 320 
5. E-mail from Jim Gange 325 
6. H.B. 1075 327 
7. Rule Comment from Jim Gange 328 
8. N.D.C.C. ch. 39-06.1 329