Category: URAP020

Rules of Appellate Procedure – Effective April 2, 2020

URAP002. Suspension of rules.

URAP003. Appeal as of right: how taken.

URAP004. Appeal as of right: when taken.

URAP009. Docketing statement.

URAP011. The record on appeal.

URAP012. Transmission of the record.

URAP014. Review of administrative orders: how obtained; intervention.

URAP020. Habeas corpus proceedings.

URAP021. Filing and service.

URAP022. Computation and enlargement of time.

URAP024. Principal and reply briefs.

URAP027. Form of briefs.

URAP029. Oral arguments.

URAP031. Expedited appeals decided after oral argument without written opinion.

URAP033. Damages for delay or frivolous appeal; recovery of attorney’s fees.

URAP037. Suggestion of mootness; voluntary dismissal.

URAP038B. Qualifications for appointed appellate counsel.

URAP040. Attorney’s or party’s signature; representations to the courts; sanctions and discipline.

URAP041. Certification of questions by law of United States courts.

URAP042. Transfer of case from Supreme Court to Court of Appeals.

URAP043. Certification by the Court of Appeals to the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Order – Amending Advisory Committee Notes to rules 2, 3, 9, 21, 22, 24, 27, 38B, 40, 41, 42, and 43

Supreme Court Order – Removing Advisory Committee Notes to rules 4, 11, 12, 14, 20, 29, 31, 33, 37, and 41

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Rules of Appellate Procedure

URAP 10. Motion for summary disposition. Amend. Differentiates the number of copies to be filed depending on the court in which the appeal is pending.
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 20. Habeas corpus proceedings. Amend. Differentiates the number of copies to be filed depending on the court in which the appeal is pending.
URAP 24. Briefs. Amend. In cases in which a party submits supplemental authority after briefing, the amendment allows 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.
URAP 56. Response to petition on appeal. Amend. Deletes reference to URAP 27(d).
Supreme Court Order
Supreme Court Order

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