URCrP012. Motions. Amend. The proposed amendments to Rule 12 incorporate language from lines 59-63 of HJR 007 into paragraph (c)(3).
URCrP006. Warrant of arrest or summons. Amended. The amendment clarifies that a judge must review the information to determine whether there is probable cause when the judge issues a warrant instead of a summons or when the judge issues a warrant based on a defendant’s failure to appear on a summons.
URCrP017.5. Hearings with contemporaneous transmission from a different location. (AMEND). The proposed amendments will allow toxicologists to testify through remote transmission in misdemeanor cases provided appropriate safeguards are in place.
URCrP042. Automatic expungement. NEW. A new rule establishing procedures for automatic expungement of certain cases described in Utah Code §77-40-114.
URCrP016. This proposal incorporates changes suggested by the public comments to require disclosure of police officer’s notes only if they have not been incorporated into a police report, allowing defendants to waive the mandatory disclosures, and clarifying the notice procedure when a prosecutor decides a required disclosure is either not lawful or would endanger any person or an ongoing investigation.
URCrP007B. The proposed amendment states that a motion to quash a bindover will be decided by the judge to whom the case is assigned after bindover.
URCrP016. The proposed amendments create greater specificity about the information that must be disclosed by the prosecution and by the defense. And the proposed amendments expand on the consequences for failing to disclose information.
URCrP027. The proposed amendments will allow a defendant to seek a stay upon filing a motion for a new trial.
URCrP007C. Amend. The amendments to rule 7C will bring the rule in line with current practices. The rule clarifies the processes for securing a material witness’s testimony.
URCrP008. Amend. The amendments to rule 8 will make the rule consistent with developments in the law. The amendments will also require trial courts of record to appoint counsel on appeal from the roster maintained by the Board of Appellate Court Judges.
URCrP022 Amend. The proposed amendment will emphasize that the trial court should appoint appoint appellate counsel upon request from an indigent defendant.
URCrP018 Amend. The rule change will clarify the number of peremptory challenges allowed when alternate jurors are called.
URCrP012 Amend. The proposed amendment will require service of pleadings on the Attorney General’s Office or the county or city attorney’s office when a party challenges the constitutionality of a statute or ordinance.
URCrP022 Amend. One amendment will require a court to notify a defendant at sentencing of the right to counsel for an appeal. Another amendment adds state law to the warning to be given in domestic violence cases.
URCrP036 Amend. This amendment will allow defense counsel to be able to make an oral motion to withdraw from the case after judgment is entered.