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1 Replies and 530 Views R-22-0029 Petition to Amend Criminal Rules 3.2, 4.2, 7.3, 11.5, 14.4, 39, and 41 Started by Marretta Mathes Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Amends Criminal Rules 3.2, 4.2, 7.3, 11.5, 14.4, 39, and 41 to implement SB 1075, SB 1602, HB 2709, and HB2372 from the 2022 legislative session. Filed: June 27, 202...
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by Marretta MathesJump to last post
26 Sep 2022 01:26 PM
0 Replies and 93 Views R-22-0038 Petition to Amend Criminal Rule 1.5 and Juvenile Rule 227 and Adopt Criminal Rule 7.7 and Juvenile Rule 228 Started by Marretta Mathes Filed on Behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Petitioner’s proposed amendments would amend Criminal Rule 1.5 and Juvenile Rule 227, and create a new Criminal Rule 7.7 and a new Juvenile Rule 228 to address the detainment of juveniles transferred for c...
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19 Sep 2022 07:33 PM
0 Replies and 413 Views R-22-0035 Amendments to the Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure Started by mmeltzer Justice John R. Lopez IV, Former Chair Committee on Criminal Rules Regarding Victims 1501 W. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85007 602.452.3242 mmeltzercourts.az.gov This petition proposes, among other amendments, adding to forty Criminal Rules a new section (v) pertaining to victims' rights. The proposed amendments are contained in attached Appendix A and further explained in attached Appendix ...
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12 Jul 2022 04:39 PM
0 Replies and 218 Views R-22-0033 Petition to Amend Various Rules of Procedure to Implement SB 1115   Started by Madison Ginsberg ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Rules of Civil Procedure forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Civil Procedure Forum**** Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Amends Superior...
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07 Jul 2022 12:04 PM
0 Replies and 505 Views R-22-0032 Petition to amend Criminal Rules 26.10, 26.11, 27.5, 30.1 through 30.6, and Rule 41, Forms 32(a) and 32(b) Started by Marretta Mathes Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Amends Criminal Rules 26.10, 26.11, 27.5, 30.1 through 30.6, and Rule 41, Forms 32(a) and 32(b) to implement HB 2119 from the 2022 legislative session. ...
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01 Jul 2022 06:20 PM
6 Replies and 3754 Views R-20-0031 Rule 39   Started by Colleen Clase Colleen Clase Chief Counsel Arizona Voice for Crime Victims (AVCV) 111 E. Taylor Street Phoenix, Arizona 85004 480-600-2661 colleen.avcvgmail.com State Bar Number 029360 This petition proposes integrating Rule 39 throughout the Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure. Would amend over 50 Crim. Proc. Rules to insert victi...
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01 Jul 2022 03:58 PM
0 Replies and 434 Views R-22-0028 Petition to Amend Criminal Rule 26.11 and Adopt Rule 36.1 Started by Marretta Mathes Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Amends Criminal Rule 26.11 and adds new Criminal Rule 36.1 to implement SB 1294 from the 2021 legislative session. Filed: June 26, 2022 Would amend Rule 26.11 of the Rules of Criminal Procedure and...
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26 Jun 2022 06:02 PM
6 Replies and 1828 Views R-22-0021 Petition to Amend Arizona Rule of Criminal Procedure 15.8   Started by Jared Keenan Jared G. Keenan Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ) P.O. Box 41213 Phoenix, AZ 85080-1213 Tel: (480) 812-1700 Fax: (480) 812-1736 jaredkeenan.aacjgmail.com Attorney Bar number: 027068 This petition amends Arizona Rule of Criminal Procedure 15.8 to make is applicable to all criminal prosecutions in the state. Filed: January 11, 2022 Would amend Rul...
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by Jared KeenanJump to last post
01 Jun 2022 04:38 PM
5 Replies and 2096 Views R-21-0045 Petition to Amend Rules of Criminal Procedure 16.3, 18.3, 18.4 & 18.5; Rules of Civil Procedure 16 & 47; Justice Court Rule of Civil Procedure 134; Rule of Procedure for Eviction Actions 12   Started by Jennifer Albright This petition is filed on behalf of the Statewide Jury Selection Workgroup, of the Task Force on Jury Data Collection, Practices, and Policies. It seeks to amend Rules of Criminal Procedure 16.3, 18.3, 18.4 & 18.5; Rules of Civil Procedure 16 & 47; Justice Court Rule of Civil Procedure 134; and Rule of Procedure for Eviction Actions 12 in relation to jury selection in the absence of peremptory challenges. Petition is filed on behalf of the Workgroup by: ...
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by Teri MunnJump to last post
01 Jun 2022 12:29 PM
2 Replies and 1230 Views R-22-0003 Petition to Amend Rule 27.6, Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure   Started by mmeltzer David K. Byers Director, Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 West Washington Street Phoenix AZ 85007 602.452.3242 mmeltzercourts.az.gov This petition requests amendments to Rule 27.6 concerning release determinations on petitions to revoke probation. Filed: January 4, 2022 Would amend Rule 27.6 of the Rules of Criminal Procedure to clarify the procedure...
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by mmeltzerJump to last post
27 May 2022 05:18 PM
4 Replies and 1522 Views R-22-0002 Petition to Adopt Rule 2.6, Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure   Started by mmeltzer David K. Byers Director, Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 West Washington Street Phoenix AZ 85007 602.452.3242 mmeltzercourts.az.gov This petition proposes a new rule concerning search warrant applications that request an unannounced entry or nighttime service. Filed: January 4, 2022 Would adopt a new Rule 2.6 of the Rules of Criminal Procedure gove...
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27 May 2022 05:15 PM
7 Replies and 1402 Views R-21-0051 Crim. Pro. Rules 5.3, 6.1, 7.3, and 7.4, Bail Petition   Started by Amanda McQueen David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov IN THE SUPREME COURT STATE OF ARIZONA In the Matter of PETITION TO AMEND RULES ) 5.3, 6.1, 7.3, and 7.4, ) ARIZONA RULES OF CRIMINAL ) ...
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by Amanda McQueenJump to last post
24 May 2022 03:47 PM
5 Replies and 2199 Views R-21-0030 Criminal Rule 17.4 authorizing deadline for plea agreements   Started by Lisa Flores Filing on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Filed: June 4, 2021 Would amend Ariz. R. Crim. P.17.4 to authorize the presiding judge to approve a county policy requiring the parties to advice a trial judge of a plea agreement sufficiently in advance of trial...
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by PCBAJump to last post
01 Oct 2021 01:31 PM
14 Replies and 3928 Views R-21-0022 R.Crim.Pro. 4.2, 6.1, 6.5, 6.6, 7.2, and 7.4   Started by Jennifer Greene Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Filed: February 4, 2021 Would amend Ariz. Rs. Crim. P. 4.2, 6.1, 6.5, 6.6, 7.2, and 7.4 to modify bail and release provisions to bette...
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by Jennifer GreeneJump to last post
07 Jul 2021 01:48 PM
0 Replies and 1356 Views R-21-0029 Petition to Amend R.Crim.Pro. 4.1, 7.6, 11.3, 26.10, 29.3, 29.7, and 41   Started by J. Greene Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Would amend various Criminal Procedure Rules to conform to statutory changes enacted in the last legislative session. ...
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03 Jun 2021 05:52 PM
22 Replies and 10750 Views R-21-0020 Petition to Amend Rules 18.4 and 18.5 of Rules of Criminal Procedure and Rule 47(e) of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure   Started by Yolanda Fox
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Hon. Peter B. Swann, 014671 Chief Judge Arizona Court of Appeals, Div. 1 1501 W. Washington Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-6780 pswannappeals.az.gov Hon. Paul J. McMurdie, 010386 Arizona Court of Appeals, Div. 1 1501 W. Washington Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-6735 pmcmurdieappeals.az.gov ...
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by bcrmemberJump to last post
01 Jun 2021 08:32 PM
0 Replies and 1398 Views R-21-0028 Crim. Rules Form 5(a) Financial Questionnaire; New LJ-only Form 5(c)   Started by Julie Graber Judge Kevin Kane, LJC Forms Subcommittee Chair, 140 E. 5th St., Tempe, AZ 85280, 602-452-3250, Kevin_Kanetempe.gov Filed: May 28, 2021 Would adopt a new Form 5(c) to the appendix to Rule 41, Ariz. R. Crim. P., for defendants’ use in limited jurisdiction courts to request a court-appointed attorney and to provide a supporting financial statement. ...
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28 May 2021 02:10 PM
55 Replies and 11514 Views R-21-0006 Petition to Amend Various Rules of Procedure Related to the Peremptory Change of Judge   Started by Jennifer Greene
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Filed on behalf of: Committee of Presiding Judges c/o Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Would abrogate the rules authorizing a change of judge as matter of right that are found in the criminal, civil, family law, eviction, and justice court procedural rules, and would amend or abrogate related provisions in those or other rules. ...
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by J. GreeneJump to last post
27 May 2021 06:42 PM
6 Replies and 2236 Views R-21-0023 PETITION TO ADOPT RULE 36, RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE   Started by Yolanda Fox Dave Byers, Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Prop 207 Rule Petition for Expungement Would adopt a new Ariz. R. Crim. P. 36 providing a procedure for expunging past convictions for certain marijuana-related offenses. Com...
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by Jennifer GreeneJump to last post
03 May 2021 02:48 PM
2 Replies and 2038 Views R-20-0041 Rule 12.9, Ar. R. Cr.P.   Started by Yolanda Fox Raymond Westover T616181 3250 W. Lower Buckeye Road Phoenix Arizona 85009 annotation/revision The time period of 25 days should be revised to state before or prior to trial. The limitation is until trial at the 9th Cir. And U.S.Ct. Can you revise that rule Would amend Criminal Procedure Rule 12.9 to permit challenges to a grand jury proceedings up to the beginning of trial. Filed July ...
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by Deborah SerrataJump to last post
03 May 2021 01:47 PM
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