Posted: August 3, 2011
Rules of Civil Procedure
URCP 004. Process. Amend. Deletes the requirement that a summons published in a newspaper must be in an English language newspaper.
URCP 065C. Post-conviction relief. Amend. Adds appointment of pro bono counsel in accordance with Sections 78B-9-109 and -202.
On appontment of pro-bono counsel under Rule 65C: The proposed rule should be amended to require counsel’s consent before the Court may appoint him or her as pro-bono counsel. There are cases in other states indicating there may be a constitutional problem with making counsel represent a party without compensation in civil cases.