Rules of Appellate Procedure
URAP 024. Briefs. Amend. The proposed change creates a word limit for briefs rather than a page limit. A principal brief may have up to 14,000 words. Word limits are established for all other types of briefs.
URAP 027. Form of briefs. Amend. The proposed change will make 14 point typeface the standard rather than 13 point type.
URAP 038B. Qualifications and duties for appointed counsel. Amend. This amendment describes the scope of representation for appointed counsel. The rule clarifies that representation is required through a petition for writ of certiorari to the Utah Supreme Court, if such a petition is warranted, or if it is necessary to respond to a State petition.