Rules of Appellate Procedure – Comment Period Closed June 27, 2020
URAP029. Oral arguments. Amend. The proposed amendments to URAP Rule 29 explain that the appellate courts may hold oral argument by alternative means, including phone and videoconference.
URAP048. Time for petitioning. Amend. First, the proposed amendments to URAP Rule 48(c) clarify that the new proposed paragraph (b) of Rule 35 does not affect the time for filing a petition for a writ of certiorari, unless the Court of Appeals treats the request as a petition for rehearing under Rule 35(a). Second, the proposed amendments to Rule 48(e) are meant to conform to current Supreme Court practices in reviewing requests for time extensions. Third, the proposed amendments remove paragraph (f) to conform with Standing Order 11. Fourth, there are generally clean-up amendments proposed throughout the rule.