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October 2, 2007

October e.Bulletin

* Fall Forum
* 6th Annual YLD Bar Sharks for Justice Pool Tournament
* NEW Diversion Rule
* CLE Calendar for the Final Quarter of 2007
* Mark the Date: December 14, 2007 - Annual Food & Clothing Drive
* The Complete Lawyer: What Can Law Schools Do Better?

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October 3, 2007

Notice of Proposed Amendments to Utah Court Rules

The Supreme Court invites comments to proposed amendments to the following court rules. The comment period expires November 21, 2007.

Summary of proposed amendments

Rules of Appellate Procedure
URAP 19. Extraordinary writs. Amend. The amendment eliminates the requirement of a separate memorandum in support of a response to a petition for extraordinary relief. Supporting authority can be included in the response document.
URAP 24. Briefs. Amend. In cases in which a party submits supplemental authority after briefing, the amendment allows the a party up to 350 words to explain why the supplemental authority is being submitted, and allows the other party 350 words to respond.
URAP 50. Brief in opposition; reply brief; brief of amicus curiae. Amend. The amendment eliminates the requirement that all parties consent to an amicus brief in certiorari cases. The parties may voice support for or opposition to amicus participation.
URAP 51. Disposition of petition for writ of certiorari. Amend. The amendment clarifies what must be included in briefs on a writ of certiorari, eliminating the requirement that the brief show that the issues were preserved in the trial court, and instead requiring that the brief was fairly included in the petition for a writ of certiorari.

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October 29, 2007

Notice of Proposed Amendments to Utah Court Rules

The Supreme Court invites comments to proposed amendments to the following court rules. The comment period expires December 17, 2007.

Summary of proposed amendments

USB 14-0404. Active status lawyers: MCLE, NLCLE and admission on motion requirements. Amend. Requires at last one hour of MCLE in professionalism and civility.

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