WILLIAM G. MONTGOMERY
MARICOPA COUNTY ATTORNEY
(FIRM STATE BAR NO. 00032000)
301 WEST JEFFERSON STREET, SUITE 800
PHOENIX, ARIZONA 85003
TELEPHONE: (602) 506-3800
(STATE BAR NUMBER 011474)
MARICOPA COUNTY ATTORNEY’S PETITION TO DELETE RULE 20, ADD RULE 24.1 AND RENUMBER RULES, 24.1, 24.2, 24.3, AND 24.4, ARIZONA RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Would delete Rule 20, Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure, and move the post-verdict provisions of that rule to Post-Verdict Proceedings in order to enforce the State’s right to a jury trial and to protect victim’s rights while retaining sufficient protections for defendants who may be convicted in cases with insufficient evidence.
Filed January 10, 2017.
Comments due May 22, 2017.
ORDERED: Maricopa County Attorney's Petition to Delete Rule 20, to Add Rule 24.1 and to Renumber Rules 24.1, 24.2, 24.3 and 24.4, Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure= DENIED.