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Last Post 24 Nov 2021 02:28 PM by  Yolanda Fox
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
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Yolanda Fox
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24 Nov 2021 02:28 PM
    ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum****

    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:
    Hon. Pamela S. Gates
    Chair, Task Force on Jury
    Data Collection, Practices, and Policies;
    Statewide Jury Selection Workgroup
    Phoenix, Arizona

    Petitioner requests expedited adoption of the proposed rule amendment as permitted by Rule 28(g)(1), Ariz. R. Sup. Ct. and that the Court consider adopting the amendment requested herein on an emergency basis pursuant to Rule 28(g)(2) at its December 2021 Rules Agenda, effective January 1, 2022. Petitioner further requests that the Court open the petition and rule amendments to public comment until May 1, 2022, with any reply due on June 1, 2022. The Court could then consider whether to adopt the rule amendments on a permanent basis during its August 2022 Rules Agenda.

    Filed: November 23, 2021

    Would amend the Rules of Civil Procedure, the Rules of Criminal Procedure, and other rules to modify, among other things, the rules pertaining to jury questionnaires, voir dire, and challenges for cause.

    ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Criminal Procedure forum****
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