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Rules of Appellate Procedure – Effective November 1, 2017

URAP024 – Amend. The proposed amendment substantially changes the organization and content of briefs. An important objective of the amendment is to present the party’s case in logical order, in measured increments, and without unnecessary repetition. The principal brief of each party must meet the same requirements.

URAP024A – New. The proposed rule collects in one separate rule the briefing requirements in cross-appeals.  The briefing requirements have also been clarified and simplified for ease of use.

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Rules of Professional Conduct – Effective November 1, 2017

RPC 01.00 Terminology. Amend. In conformity with amendments to Rule 3.3, adds the definition of “reckless or recklessly.”

RPC 03.03 Candor toward the Tribunal. Amend. In response to In re Larsen, 2016 UT 26, adds a prohibition against a lawyer “recklessly” making false statements to a tribunal and repeals and reenacts Comment [3].

RPC 01.04 Technical amendment only.

RPC 01.06 Technical amendment only.

RPC 01.07 Technical amendment only.

RPC 01.08 Technical amendment only.

RPC 01.09 Technical amendment only.

RPC 01.10 Technical amendment only.

RPC 01.11 Technical amendment only.

RPC 01.12 Technical amendment only.

RPC 01.17 Technical amendment only.

RPC 01.18 Technical amendment only.

RPC 02.03 Technical amendment only.

RPC 02.04 Technical amendment only.

RPC 03.05 Technical amendment only.

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Code of Judicial Administration – Effective November 1, 2017

CJA 11-0103. Amend. The amendments will require the Supreme Court’s rules advisory committees to submit rules to the Supreme Court before they are published for public comment.

CJA 11-0201. Amend. The first set of amendments helps to distinguish between active senior judges and inactive senior judges. The second set of amendments creates a process for the Supreme Court to review senior judge applications and for the applicant to submit information directly to the Supreme Court.

CJA 11-0203. Amend. The first set of amendments helps to distinguish between active senior judges and inactive senior judges. The second set of amendments creates a process for the Supreme Court to review senior judge applications and for the applicant to submit information directly to the Supreme Court.

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Effective November 1, 2017

URJP 018 Adds language regarding the ability to serve a pleading by email on an attorney who has an email account on file with the Utah State Bar. Clarifies that eFiling in the Juvenile Court’s Court and Agency Records Exchange (C.A.R.E.) does not constitute service upon a party and that an agreement to accept email service is not required to effectuate the provisions of Rule 18.

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