Posted: October 12, 2016
Rules of Appellate Procedure – Effective November 1, 2016
URAP002 Adds Rule 14(a) to the list of rules that the court cannot suspend.
URAP014 Amend. Requires a party seeking review in the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals of an administrative agency order to file a petition for review even if a statute describing the review describes it as an appeal. Removes provisions governed by statute or other rules.
URAP025A New. Describes the requirement and procedures for serving briefs on the attorney general or county or municipal attorney when challenging the constitutionality of a statute or ordinance. Establishes penalties for failure to do so. Allows the attorney general or county or municipal attorney to file an amicus brief when the constitutionality of a statute or ordinance is challenged. Allows the appellate court to request an amicus brief.
URAP052 Describes the effect of post-trial motions in child welfare proceedings using language similar to Rule 4.