URAP045. Review of judgments, orders, and decrees of court of appeals. Amend. Conforms the rule to current practice in providing that unless the rule requires otherwise, every reference in Rules 45 through 51 to a petition or petitioner includes a cross-petition or cross-petitioner, respectively.
URAP049. Petition for writ of certiorari.
Amend. Corrects an erroneous reference in paragraph (a)(6)(C) from Rule 47(c) to Rule 48(d)(1)(B).
URAP046. Considerations governing review of certiorari. Amended. The amendments to Rule 46 clarify the standards and grounds for review of a petition for certiorari.
URAP049. Petition for writ of certiorari. Amended. The amendments to Rule 49 contain minor changes to the requirements for a petition for certiorari.
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URAP 19. Extraordinary writs. Amend. The amendment will require a petitioner seeking extraordinary relief to state whether interlocutory appeal was sought, and if so, the results of the petition.
URAP 25. Brief of an amicus curiae or guardian ad litem. Amend. The proposal establishes specific deadlines for filing a brief of an amicus curiae.
URAP 37. Suggestion of mootness; voluntary dismissal. Amend. The amendments clarify that a suggestion of mootness should be filed only when one or more, but less than all, of the issues have become moot. If all the issues are moot, a motion for voluntary dismissal must be filed. The amendments also establish a process for filing a request for dismissal. The request must be in the form of a motion and is subject to court approval.
URAP 38. Substitution of counsel. Amend. The amendments clarify the process for substituting a party when a party becomes incompetent or for other causes.
URAP 49. Petition for writ of certiorari. Amend. A petition of writ of certiorari shall include references to the record on appeal or to the opinion of the Court Appeals, rather than referring to both sources.
URAP 50. Brief in opposition; reply brief; brief of an amicus curiae. Amend. The proposal establishes a more detailed process for submitting a proposed amicus brief, including the contents of the brief and deadlines.
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