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0 Replies and 69 Views R-20-0030 Petition to Amend Rule 42, of Supreme Court Rules, ERs 7.1 through 7.5   Started by  Jennifer Albright Dave Byers Executive Director, Administrative Office of Courts Member, Task Force on the Delivery of Legal Services State Courts Building 1501 West Washington Phoenix, Arizona 85007 Telephone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov The proposed amendments address lawyer advertising and incorporate many of the 2018 ABA Model Rule amendments as recommended by the Task Force on the Delivery of Legal Services. The pro...
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11 Jan 2020 09:32 PM
0 Replies and 47 Views R-20-0026 Due Process for Attorneys   Started by  Martin Lynch Petition to amend SC Rule 32 to provide Due Process per Arizona State Constitution Art 2 Sect 23 . If the State Bar unjustly sanctions an Attorney, that Attorney may ask for and shall be provided a new hearing in Superior Court where the evidence shall be examined and the final decision on licensure and discipline made by a Jury randomly selected from the Jury pool. There shall be 10 Jurors, clear and convincing evidence, and a unanimous verdict to severely sanction an attorney. ...
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10 Jan 2020 09:12 PM
0 Replies and 65 Views R-20-0020 Petition to Amend Rules 34 Through 37, Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona   Started by  Katherine Novak Mark D. Wilson, Director Certification and Licensing Division Administrative Office of the Courts Supreme Court of Arizona 1501 W. Washington St., Ste 104 Phoenix, AZ 85007 cmitchellcourts.az.gov Would amend rules pertaining to admission to the practice of law in Arizona, particularly with regard to (1) confirmation of applicant certification to sit for the Arizona bar examination; (2) admission on motion requirements; (3) MPRE sco...
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0 Replies and 61 Views R-20-0022 Petition to Amend Ariz. R. Sup. Ct., Rule 28, (g) (3)   Started by  Mo Mauricio R. Hernandez (020181) P.O. Box 7347 Goodyear, AZ 85338 Telephone: (623) 363-2649 molawmrh.com This petition would amend Arizona Supreme Court Rule 28, 'Procedure for Adoption, Amendment, and Abrogation of Court Rules,' specifically subsection (g) (3) 'Notice,' by proposing that where the Court takes action on a petition, notices should contain a simple disclosure of the Court's thinking and the polling of justices. This proposal supports long...
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0 Replies and 56 Views R-20-0019 Rule 81 of the Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  MPalmer_ Mike Palmer 18402 N 19th Ave., 109 Phoenix, AZ 85023 602-513-3738 mikepalmer_azyahoo.com Would uphold the First Amendment rights of lawyers and pro se litigant of faith, so that they won't be punished for exercising their Free Speech right to not utter 'compelled speech.' Would amend sub-Rule 2.3(C) of Sup. Ct. Rule 81 regarding the content of lawyer's statements in legal proceedings Filed Jan...
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0 Replies and 69 Views R-20-0013 Petition to Amend Various Rules of Procedure Related to Creating the Verbatim Record of Judicial Proceedings   Started by  mmathes David K. Byers, Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 West Washington St. Phoenix AZ 85007 (602) 452-3966 mmathescourts.az.gov Would modify several rules of procedure to allow courts to create and maintain a complete and accurate record electronically to supplement court reporters and to modernize language in existing rules. Would amend civil, criminal and other procedural rules to supplement c...
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09 Jan 2020 03:49 PM
0 Replies and 343 Views R-20-0009 Petition to Amend the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona by Adopting a New Rule: Rule 24 - Jury Selection   Started by  Kevin Heade CENTRAL AZ NATIONAL LAWYERS GUILD Kevin D. Heade (AZ Bar 029909) 620 W. Jackson St. Ste. 4015 Phoenix, AZ. 85003 (480) 251-8534 Kevin.Headegmail.com The Central Arizona National Lawyers Guild submits this petition to amend the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona by adopting a new rule, Rule 24: Jury Selection. The proposed rule establishes new substantive procedures applicable ...
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0 Replies and 79 Views R-20-0007 Petition to Amend Rule 38, Arizona Rules of Supreme Court   Started by  Jennifer Albright Dave Byers Executive Director, Administrative Office of Courts As Member and on Behalf of Task Force on the Delivery of Legal Services State Courts Building 1501 West Washington Phoenix, Arizona 85007 Telephone: (602) 452-3301 Although Rule 38(d) currently allows recent law graduates to engage in a limited practice of law until the first offering of the Arizona bar examination, the rule was drafted in a wa...
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0 Replies and 68 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 Cou   Started by  Yolanda Fox ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Arizona Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure forum**** John W. Rogers, Bar No. 006439 Arizona Supreme Court Staff Attorneys’ Office 1501 W. Washington, Suite 445 ...
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0 Replies and 76 Views R-20-0003 AZ Sup. Crt. Rule 39   Started by  J. Greene Filed on behalf of: Hon. Randall Howe, Vice-Chair Arizona State, Tribal, and Federal Court Forum Court of Appeals, Division 1 1501 W. Washington Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-452-3323 TribalCourtForumcourts.az.gov Would amend Supreme Court Rule 39(a) to eliminate pro hac vice requirements in Indian Child Welfare Cases Filed January 8, 2020 COMMENTS ON THIS PETITION ARE NOT CURRENTLY BEING ACCEPTED.
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0 Replies and 438 Views R-19-0044 Rules 33, 34, 35 & 37, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by  Katherine Novak Mark D. Wilson, Director Certification and Licensing Division Administrative Office of the Courts Supreme Court of Arizona 1501 W. Washington St., Ste 104 Phoenix, AZ 85007 mrmartinezcourts.az.gov This petition would (1) allow the Supreme Court to select the chair of the Committee on Examinations and Committee on Character and Fitness; and (2) clarify the Court's role with respect to minimum passing scores for the Uniform ...
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19 Nov 2019 02:54 PM
0 Replies and 501 Views R-19-0043 Rule 81, Rules of the Supreme Court, Application Section   Started by  Charles Adornetto Pursuant to Rule 28, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct., and by approval of the Bench on November 12, 2019, the Maricopa County Justice Courts respectfully petitions this Court to amend Rule 81 of the Rules of the Supreme Court; more specifically, amend the definition of Part D: Pro Tempore Part-Time Judge in the Application section to include volunteer Small Claims and Civil Traffic Hearing Officers appointed pursuant to state statute. Would amend Rule 81 Part D, Rules of the Supreme Court to include...
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14 Nov 2019 02:43 PM
4 Replies and 1750 Views R-19-0040 Petition to Amend Rule 56, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by  bcrmember Maret Vessella, Bar No. 019350 Chief Bar Counsel, State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 maret.vessellastaff.azbar.org Would authorize bar counsel to enter into diversion agreements with state bar discipline case respondents during investigation as well as intake. Filed 09/03/2019 Comments must be submitted on or before October 21, 2019. ...
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21 Oct 2019 11:20 AM
3 Replies and 3464 Views R-19-0011 Petition to Amend Rules 38 and 39 and Abrogate Rule 40, Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court   Started by  Yolanda Fox Hon. Ann A. Scott Timmer, Chair Attorney Regulation Advisory Committee 1501 W. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85007 KCurrycourts.az.gov Would amend Rules 38 and 39 and abrogate Rule 40, Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court, to rationalize exceptions to the usual attorney admission process. Fil...
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22 Jul 2019 09:44 AM
3 Replies and 2939 Views R-19-0030 Rule 43 Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Tracy Ward Tracy Ward 7683 West Marconi Avenue Peoria, AZ 85382 623-842-3182 TracyWard2006yahoo.com The proposal seeks to update the trust account rules to assist lawyers in understanding the recordkeeping requirements and to allow the use of technology as it continues to advance. Would amend Rule 43, Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court, to clarify trust account record-keeping requirements and to allow for use...
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31 May 2019 04:46 PM
13 Replies and 4019 Views R-19-0005 Petition to Amend Rules 32(c) and (d), Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Timothy Sandefur Timothy Sandefur (Bar No. 033670), Goldwater Institute, 500 E. Coronado Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004, (602) 462-5000, litigationgoldwaterinstitute.org Would amend Rules 32(c) and (d), Rules of the Supreme Court, to make voluntary some aspects of bar membership and to provide for audit to verify the use of mandatory dues Filed: January 9, 2019 Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019. Replies must be submitted on or before June 1, 2019.
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30 May 2019 11:00 AM
1 Replies and 2265 Views R-19-0026 Petition to Amend Rule 70, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by  bcrmember Maret Vessella, Bar No. 019350 Chief Bar Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7250 maret.vessellastaff.azbar.org Would amend Rule 70, Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court, to clarify the scope of public access to state bar information and records. Filed: January 10, 2019 Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019....
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01 May 2019 02:36 PM
1 Replies and 6323 Views R-18-0024 Rule 64(f)(1)(B), Ariz.R.S.Ct.   Started by  Ralph Adams Ralph Adams, 015599 ADAMS & CLARK, PC 520 East Portland Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 258-3542 ralphadamsclark.com Would clarify the language of Rule 64(f)(1)(B), Ariz.R.S.Ct. and eliminate reference to Bar Counsel rendering findings re the need to show rehabilitation. Applicants for reinstatement who have been suspended from the practice of law for more than six months...
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01 May 2019 02:34 PM
1 Replies and 2399 Views R-19-0004 Rule 34(b)(1)(D), Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  David J. Newstone David J. Newstone 16 W. Encanto Blvd. 404 Phoenix, AZ 85003 (520) 332-3051 dnewstonegmail.com Bar No. 033943 The proposed amendment would permit attorneys who have practiced law in Arizona under Rule 38(f) of the Rules of the Supreme Court to apply to sit for the Arizona uniform bar examination. Would permit attorneys who have practiced law in Arizona under Rule 38(f), Rules of the Supreme Court t...
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01 May 2019 02:31 PM
4 Replies and 2658 Views R-19-0010 Petition to Amend Rule 37(c), Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Adam Chodorow Douglas J. Sylvester, Dean Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Arizona State University 111 E. Taylor St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 (480) 965-6188 Douglas.Sylvesterasu.edu Marc Miller, Dean and Ralph W. Bilby Professor of Law James E. Rogers College of Law University of Arizona 1201 E Speedway Tucson, AZ 85721 ...
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01 May 2019 02:19 PM
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