The Supreme Court and the Judicial Council invite comments to proposed amendments to the following court rules. The comment period expires August 23, 2007.
Summary of proposed amendments
Rules Governing the Utah State Bar
USB 14-0533 Diversion. New. Establishes a procedure for diversion of complaints.
Code of Judicial Administration
CJA 04-0403. Signature stamp use. Amend. Permits a judge's signature stamp to be used on orders prepared by the court.
CJA 04-0405. Juror and witness fees and expenses. Amend. Authorizes alternative process to certify attendance of a juror or witness.
CJA 04-0409. Council approval of Problem Solving Courts. New. Establishes Council enforcement of minimum requirements and reporting for drug courts and other problem solving courts.
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* 2007 Annual Convention – July 18-21 in Sun Valley, Idaho
* Licensing Reminder - Late fee after July 31
* July 2007 Bar Exam – Held at South Towne Expo Center
* Online CLE – Alan Dershowitz July 18, 2007
* Law Practice Management Tip – Digital Dictation Devices
* Supreme Court Seeks Attorneys to Serve on Advisory Rule Committees
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Salt Lake City, UT---Judge Robert Hilder has been named presiding judge for the Third District Court effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. Judge Hilder replaces Judge Sandra Peuler. Judge Paul Maughan has been named associate presiding judge in the district court.
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Under its expedited rulemaking authority, the Supreme Court has approved amendments to the following Utah court rules. The amendments are effective when indicated but subject to further change after the comment period. The comment deadline is August 30, 2007.
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