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Rules of Criminal Procedure – Effective May 1, 2017

URCrP011 Amend. Clarifies the warning judges must give to defendants in domestic violence cases.

URCrP018 Amend. The proposed amendment replaces the current language on alternate jurors.  The language is borrowed from the federal rules.  The primary motivation behind the change is to eliminate the requirement that alternate jurors be discharged when the jury retires to deliberate.

URCrP022 Amend. The proposed changes to the rule will set out in more detail the circumstances under which a court may correct a sentence.

URCrP038 Amend.  The proposed amendment clarifies that a defendant may withdraw an appeal prior to entry of a plea of guilt or prior to commencement of trial.

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Rules of Criminal Procedure

URCrP 14. Subpoenas. Amend. Creates a new process for gaining access to records of a victim. The court must approve any subpoena or order for confidential records related to a victim. The court conducts an in camera review of the records and may place restrictions on dissemination. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCrP 18. Selection of the jury. Amend. Clarifies the standard for removing a juror for cause based on the juror’s views on capital punishment. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.

Supreme Court Order.

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