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Last Post 17 Jan 2023 12:03 PM by  Yolanda Fox
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).
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Yolanda Fox
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17 Jan 2023 12:03 PM
    ****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****

    Casey D. Ball (#034987)
    2005 N. Central Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85004
    (602) 542-8137
    [email protected]

    Kelley M. Jancaitis (#025555)
    2800 N. Central Ave, Suite 1600
    Phoenix, Arizona 85004
    (602) 271-7701
    [email protected]

    The proposed amendments would make the Table of Citations an optional component of all appellate briefs.

    The Table of Citations is no longer needed to help a reader navigate to a particular cited source because most briefs are filed in electronic format with searchable text. Cumulatively, appellate litigants spend an unjustifiable amount of time and resources creating Tables of Citations. These proposed amendments would end the wasteful practice.

    Filed: January 10, 2023

    Would amend ARCAP, the appellate rules in the Rules of Criminal Procedure, and the appellate rules in the Rules of Procedure for the Juvenile Court to eliminate the requirement that appellate briefs include a table of authorities.

    ****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****
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