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0 Replies and 646 Views R-23-0044 Amendment to Rules 22 and 24, Ariz. R. Civ. App. P. for election cases Started by Jeffrey Gross In election cases that by Arizona statute are expedited, the Arizona Supreme Court may issue a decision with an opinion to follow. In cases that are remanded, in particular, jurisdiction is not revested in the Superior Court until a mandate is issued, which only occurs 15 days after an opinion is issued. Therefore, the Superior Court has no legal jurisdiction to act on a decision with opinion to follow until 15 days after the opinion is issued, which largely defeats the purpose of issuing a quic...
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08 Sep 2023 11:33 AM
11 Replies and 2172 Views R-23-0026 Petition to Amend Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure 4(b)(9), 13(a), and 13(i); Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure 31.6(d), 31.10(a), and 31.10(j); and Arizona Rules of Juvenile Procedure 607(b)(3) and 609(d)(5).   Started by ceMember Casey D. Ball (034987) 2005 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 542-8137 caseydballgmail.com Kelley M. Jancaitis (025555) 2800 N. Central Ave, Suite 1600 Phoenix, Arizona 85004 (602) 271-7701 kmjbowwlaw.com The proposed amendments would make the Table of Citations an optional component of all appellate briefs. The Table of Citations is no longe...
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02 Jun 2023 01:10 AM
5 Replies and 1399 Views R-22-0041 PETITION TO AMEND ARIZONA RULES OF CIVIL APPELLATE PROCEDURE 15 AND 21, ARIZONA RULE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 31, AND THE RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT   Started by Joel Nomkin Joel W. Nomkin, Bar No. 011939 PERKINS COIE LLP 2901 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000 Phoenix, Arizona 85012-2788 Telephone: 1.602.351.8000 Facsimile: 1.602.648.7000 JNomkinperkinscoie.com Susan M. Freeman, Bar No. 004199 LEWIS ROCA 201 East Washington Street, Suite 1200 Phoenix, Arizona 85004 Telephone: 1.602.262.5756 Facsi...
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25 May 2023 02:20 PM
0 Replies and 1331 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 12:09 PM
0 Replies and 2093 Views R-21-0046 Petition to Amend Rule 4(g), Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure   Started by Barbara Vaught Barbara Vidal Vaught Staff Attorneys’ Office Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One 1501 West Washington Street Phoenix, Arizona 85007-3231 (602) 452-6700 State Bar No. 020718 The Petition seeks to change Rule 4(g), Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, by eliminating the portion of the rule that allows a party to file a certificate of service 5 days after filing a documen...
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06 Dec 2021 03:15 PM
0 Replies and 2385 Views R-21-0012 Petition for the Adoption of Procedural Amendment to the Rules of Arizona Supreme Court and Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure   Started by Yolanda Fox ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Rules of the Supreme Court forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of the Supreme Court forum**** Janet Johnson Clerk of the Court Arizona Supreme Court 1501 W. Washington, Suite 402 Phoenix, AZ 85007 602.452.3396 jajohnsoncourts.az.gov Would amend Sup. Ct. Rule 1 to eliminate the requirement that mult...
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14 Jan 2021 02:29 PM
0 Replies and 4579 Views R-20-0001 Petition for the Adoption of Clarifying and Technical Amendments to the Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, The Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure, The Arizona Rules of Procedure for Special Actions, and Rules of the Arizona Supreme Crt   Started by Yolanda Fox John W. Rogers, Bar No. 006439 Arizona Supreme Court Staff Attorneys’ Office 1501 W. Washington, Suite 445 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231 (602) 452-3528 jwrogerscourts.az.gov PETITION FOR THE ADOPTION OF CLARI...
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08 Jan 2020 09:48 AM
2 Replies and 52668 Views R-18-0017 Petition to Amend Rule 7, ARCAP, and Rules 62 and 69, Ariz. R. Civ. P.   Started by State Bar of Arizona Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel, State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would clarify the appeal bond scheme and computation of bond amounts, adopt aspects of Fed. R. Civ. P. 62, and create an automatic discovery stay. Filed January 10, 2018 Comments must be submitted on or before May 21, 2018. ORDERED: Petition to Amend Rule ...
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26 Jun 2018 04:52 PM
3 Replies and 26207 Views R-16-0034 Rule 5(a), Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure   Started by Ellen Crowley R-16-0034 Petition to Amend Rule 5(a) of the Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure and Request for Permission to File the Petition Outside the Rule 28 Timeline Would eliminate the five calendar days currently added to the time for responding to an appellate filing that is served electronically Petitioner: Arizona Supreme Court Staff Attorneys’ Office John W. Rogers St...
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15 Jun 2016 10:41 AM
0 Replies and 15904 Views R-14-0025 Petition to Amend Various Rules Due to Creation of Department of Child Safety   Started by Anonymous Petition to Amend the Rules of Procedure for the Juvenile Court &91R. 19, 23, 37, 40.1, 41, 45, 48.1, 50, 60-61, 63.1-64, 68, 77, 78, 79, 82, 84, 85, 95-96, 98, 100, 102, 103&93, the Rules of Family Law Procedure &91R. 49, 95, and Form 7&93, Local Rules of Practice Superior Court, Pima County &91Form 2&93, the Rules of the Supreme Court &91R.31&91, and the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure &91R. 30&93) to Conform to Legislation Would conf...
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03 Sep 2014 11:49 AM
4 Replies and 15549 Views R-14-0017 Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure (All)   Started by Anonymous R-14-0017 Petition to Amend the Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure Would comprehensively amend ARCAP, including stylistic and substantive revisions Petitioner: David K. Byers, Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 West Washington Street Phoenix Arizona 85007 ...
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07 Jul 2014 04:27 PM
0 Replies and 16618 Views R-14-0004 Rule 111 Rules of Arizona Supreme Court, Rule 28 AZ Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, Rule 31.24 AZ Rules of Criminal Procedure   Started by Anonymous R-14-0004 Petition to Amend Rule 111, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct., Rule 28, ARCAP, and Rule 31.24, Ariz. R. Crim. P. Would permit citation of unpublished memorandum decisions for persuasive value Petitioners: Barry D. Halpern (005441) Sara J. Agne (026950) Joy L. Isaacs (030693) SNELL & WILMER L.L.P. One Arizona Center 400 E. Van Buren Phoenix, A...
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16 Jan 2014 02:26 PM
0 Replies and 15852 Views R-13-0005 Petition to Amend Rules 54 & 58 Ariz. R. Civ. P., and Rule 9, Ariz. R. Civ. App. P.   Started by Anonymous R-13-0005 Petition to Amend Rules 54 and 58, Ariz. R. Civ. P., and Rule 9, Ariz. R. Civ. App. P. Would simplify appeal procedures, modeling the amendments on the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure Petitioner: John A. Furlong, Bar No. 018356 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 2...
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16 Jan 2013 08:46 AM
0 Replies and 15546 Views R-12-0039 Petition to Amend Rules 13, 21 and 23, Ariz. R. Civ. App. P.   Started by Anonymous R-12-0039 Petition to Amend Rules 13, 21, and 23, Ariz. R. Civ. App. P. Would amend rules pertaining to claims for attorneys' fees on appeal Petitioner: John A. Furlong, Bar No. 018356 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 North 24th Street, Suite 100 Phoenix, Arizon...
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20 Dec 2012 09:33 AM
1 Replies and 15774 Views R-11-0045 Rule 31.19(h), Ariz. R. Crim. P., and Rules 4(a), 15(a), and 23(h), Ariz. R. Civ. App. P.   Started by Anonymous R-11-0045 Petition to Amend Rule 31.19(h), Ariz. R. Crim. P., and Rules 4(a), 15(a), and 23(h), Ariz. R. Civ. App. P. Would correct oversights in previous amendments relating to electronic filing Ellen M. Crowley Chief Staff Attorney, Arizona Supreme Court 1501 W. Washington, Suite 415 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231 Telephone: (602) 452-3528 Facsimile: (602) 452-3482 E-mail: ecrowleycourts.az.gov Filed...
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18 May 2012 06:36 PM
0 Replies and 15393 Views R-12-0024 Petition to Amend Rule 9, Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure   Started by Anonymous R-12-0024, Petition to Amend Rule 9, Ariz. R. Civ. App. P. Would provide for a procedure to suspend an appeal and temporarily revest jurisdiction in superior court Petitioner: John A. Furlong, Bar No. 018356 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 100 Phoenix, Arizona 85016-6266 602.252-4804 John.Furlongstaff.azbar.org ...
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1 Replies and 14828 Views R-11-0019 Petition to Amend Rule 7, Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure   Started by Anonymous R-11-0019 Petition to Amend Rule 7, Ariz. R. Civ. App. P. Would conform Rule 7 to recently enacted A.R.S. § 12-2108. Petitioner: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 West Washington St., Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007 Telephone: (602) 452-3301 Fax: (602) 452-3480 E-mail: MMeltzercourts.az.gov ...
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05 Oct 2011 11:49 AM
1 Replies and 15028 Views R-11-0002 Rule 5(c), Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure   Started by Anonymous R-11-0002 PETITION TO AMEND RULE 5(c), ARIZ. R. CIV. APP. P. Would conform the rule to Rule 6(e), Ariz. R. Civ. P., as amended effective January 1, 2011, with respect to the method for the calculation of extra time after service by mail. Petitioner: Christina C.W. Comer CompuLaw LLC 10277 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90067 ...
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04 May 2011 09:17 AM
1 Replies and 14966 Views R-10-0033 Petition to Amend Rule 21(c)(1), AZ Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure   Started by Anonymous R-10-0033 Petition to Amend Rule 21(c)(1), AZ Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure Would clarify that a request for attorneys' fees must identify its basis in contract, statute, or decisional law. Petitioners: John C. Gemmill 4554 Patricia K. Norris 4980 Diane M. Johnsen 7634 Michael J. Brown 14352 Arizona Court of Appeals 1501 W. Washington Ph...
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03 May 2011 03:51 PM
0 Replies and 15952 Views R-11-0011 Petition to Amend Ariz. R. Civ. P. 11(a), Ariz. R. Crim. P. 31.13, 31.18, and 31.19, and Ariz. R. Civ. App. P. 13, 22, and 23   Started by Anonymous SUA SPONTE PETITION TO AMEND ARIZ. R. CIV. P. 11(a), ARIZ. R. CRIM. P. 31.13, 31.18, and 31.19, and ARIZ. R. CIV. APP. P. 13, 22, and 23 Would amend rules to facilitate implementation of electronic filing in the Arizona appellate courts Petitioner: Arizona Supreme Court Staff Attorneys’ Office 1501 W. Washington St., Ste. 445 Phoenix, AZ 85007 ...
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