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Rules of Criminal Procedure

URCrP 11. Pleas. Amend. Clarifies that a judge may approve or reject an agreement to reduce or dismiss charges.
URCrP 12. Motions. Amend. There are two proposed amendments. The first states that a party may submit a written request to submit for decision, but may also otherwise bring a motion to the attention of the court. The second states that a motion challenging jurisdiction must be raised at least five days trial to trial, unless good cause is shown.
URCrP 24. Motion for new trial. Amend. Clarifies the time within which a motion for new trial must be filed, and that an extension must be obtained prior to the expiration of the original period.
URCrP 27. Stays pending appeal. Amend. Clarifies that an appeal of a probable cause denial is to the court where the notice of appeal is transmitted.
URCrP 29A. Change of judge as a matter of right. Amend. Changes the time within which a notice of change must be filed. The time is tied to either assignment after bindover or rejection of a proposed disposition.
Supreme Court Order.

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Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure

URCrP 40. Remotely communicated search warrants. New. Establishes procedures for obtaining a search warrant other than personally before the magistrate. Effective May 2, 2005. Approved as an expedited amendment under Rule 11-101(6)(F). Subject to further change after the comment period.
Supreme Court Order.

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Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure

URCrP 07. Proceedings before magistrate. Amend. Conforms the rule to the statute which allows justice court judges to make probable cause determinations in first degree felonies. Also eliminates the requirement of a written bindover order.
URCrP 11. Pleas. Amend. States that compliance with the rule will be determined by reviewing the entire record and variances which do not affect substantial rights will be disregarded.
URCrP 12. Motions. Amend. Clarifies that motions for a reduction may be filed any time after sentencing.
Supreme Court Order.

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Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure

URCrP 12. Motions. Amend. Describes the process for motions to suppress, including the contents of the motion and whether a written response is required.
URCrP 21A. Presentence investigation reports; Restitution. Renumber from URCrP 21.5 and amend. Changes designation of PSI report from “controlled” to “protected” to conform with statute.
URCrP 27. Stays pending appeal . Amend. Requires a party to serve the Attorney General when seeking a certificate of probable cause from appellate court in a felony case.

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Rules of Criminal Procedure

URCrP 7. Proceedings before magistrate. Incorporate provisions from Code of Judicial Administration governing detention.
URCrP 38. Trials de novo of justice court proceedings. Replaces CJA 4-608. Regulates procedures for trial de novo.

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Utah Court Rules

Rules of Civil, Criminal, Appellate and Juvenile Procedure. Rules of Professional Conduct. Code of Judicial Conduct. Code of Judicial Administration.
Recodification Tracking Table. Table summarizing the repeal of provisions from the Code of Judicial Administration and the treatment of those provisions within the Rules of Civil, Criminal, Appellate and Juvenile Procedure.
URCP 5. Service and filing of pleadings and other papers. Technical changes approved by the Supreme Court but omitted from Utah Court Rules Annotated.

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