URE0504. Lawyer – Client. Extends the lawyer-client privilege to cover Licensed Paralegal Practitioners and Regulatory Sandbox participants.
CJA01-0205. Standing and ad hoc committees (AMEND). Amends membership on the Standing Committee on Pretrial Release and Supervision.
CJA03-0419. Office of Fairness and Accountability (NEW). Establishes the Office of Fairness and Accountability, and identifies the duties of the Director and the objectives of the Office.
CJA04-0202.02. Records classification (AMEND). Clarifies that minors’ names are only public in criminal cases if the minor is a party. This is not a change, the language is simply intended to clear up confusion on the issue.
CJA04-0206. Exhibits (AMEND). Significantly bolsters uniform procedures for the marking, receipt, maintenance, and release of exhibits. Provides courts with the discretion to extend applicability to any proceeding in which exhibits are introduced.
CJA04-0401.02. Possession and use of portable electronic devices (AMEND). Allows JPEC continued use of recordings to evaluate the performance of justice court judges subject to a basic evaluation.
CJA04-0403. Electronic signature and signature stamp use (AMEND). New Utah Rules of Civil Procedure 7A and 7B, effective May 1, 2021, replaced the order to show cause process with new “motion to enforce” procedures. Similar to the OSC process, a moving party files an ex parte motion and the court issues an order. The rule amendment allows clerks and judicial assistants to use, with prior approval, an electronic signature or signature stamp to process motions to enforce.
URJP003. Style of pleadings and forms. Amend. Makes revisions to align the captions in protective order cases and cases transferred from District Court involving custody, child support, and parent time with Title 30, Chapters 3 and 4, Divorce and Separate Maintenance, respectively, Title 78B, Chapter 7, Child Protective Orders, and court forms.
CJA 11-401. Standing Committee on Appellate Representation and the Appellate Roster. Amend.
CJA11-0401. Redline version
CJA11-0401. Clean version
- Address the creation of the Indigent Appellate Defense Division (line 12);
- Simplify committee composition (line 33);
- Clarify that at least one appellate brief submitted for application purposes must be in the relevant subject matter area (line 100);
- Add a CLE requirement (line 139);
- Add requirements for entity exempt status and clarify when an attorney falls under that exemption (lines 16 and 154); and
- Increase term limits from three to five years (lines 128 and 138).
CJA03-0415. Auditing (AMEND). The proposed amendments more clearly define the types of audits conducted by the Audit Department, clarify audit procedures, and identify the individuals involved at critical points.
CJA07-0302. Court reports prepared for delinquency cases (AMEND). Replaces a reference to outdated sentencing guidelines with a reference to the new Juvenile Disposition Guide. Removes subjective assessment requirements and aligns the rule with (78A-6-117(j)(ix-x)) regarding probation’s role in victim restitution.
URE0512. Victim Communications (AMEND). Clarifies that URE 510 applies to this rule. Disclosures of the following confidential communications will now waive the privilege: 1) disclosures required under Title 62A, Chapter 4a, Child and Family Services or UCA § 62A-3-305, 2) evidence of a victim being in clear and immediate danger to the victim’s self or others, and 3) evidence that the victim has committed a crime, plans to commit a crime, or intends to conceal a crime.
URE1101. Applicability of Rules (AMEND). Amends the committee note following State v. Weeks, 61 P.3d 1000. Clarifies that the Utah Rules of Evidence are inapplicable to proceedings for revoking probation, unless the court for good cause otherwise orders.
URAP015. Petitions for review in tax cases. Amend. The proposed amendments to Rule 15: (1) remove the statutory citations in 15(a) and 15(c); (2) rework the language in 15(c); and (3) clean up other language for clarity and consistency.
URAP025. Amicus curiae briefs. Amend. The proposed amendments to Rule 25: (1) modify the language throughout to rule to mirror the federal rule; (2) incorporate the language from Rule 50 regarding amicus curiae briefs; (3) allow an amicus curiae brief to be filed without leave of court if all parties have consented to its filing; (4) provide a word count length requirement; (5) change the due date from 21 days to 14 days in 25(d); and (6) clean up other language for clarity and consistency.
URAP050. Response; reply. Amend. The proposed amendments to Rule 50: (1) remove all mention of amicus curiae briefs and incorporate that language into Rule 25; (2) replace the phrase “subject index” with “table of contents” in 50(b); (3) change the due date from 14 days to 7 days in 50(d); (4) incorporate Standing Order 11; and (5) clean up other language for clarity and consistency.
URCrP012. Motions. Amend. The proposed amendments to Rule 12 incorporate language from lines 59-63 of HJR 007 into paragraph (c)(3).
USB14-0206. Officers. Amend. Proposed changes to the Rule add a deadline for the Commission to consider additional candidates for the office of President-elect of the Board of Bar Commissioners.