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Maryland Rules Changes July 2011

Posted by Joan Bellistri on July 18, 2011

The July 1, 2011 issue of the Maryland Register, 38:14  Md. R. 784-786,  contains a notice that proposed amendments to the rules and proposed new rules published in the April 8, 2011, 38:8 Md. R. 475-503, issue of the Maryland Register have been adopted.

The following rules in the 168th Report of the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure were effective July 1, 2011:

new Rules 4-281, 4-332, 9-205.2, 12-701, 12-702, 12-703, 12-704 and proposed amendments to Rules 1-202, 1-311, 1-326, 1-351, 2-131, 2-221,
2-311, 2-331, 2-332, 3-131, 3-221, 3-331, 3-332, 4-247, 4-248, 4-251, 4-263, 4-314, 4-327, 4-403, 4-705, 4-706, 5-605, 6-208, 6-411, 6-416, 9-107, 9-202, 10-710, 13-201, 14-210, 15-306, 15-309, 15-901, 15-1103, 16-110, 16-204, 16-401, 16-808, 16-813, 16-815, 17-101, 17-105, and Rules 8.2 and 8.4 of the Maryland Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct.

The amendment to Rule 4-312 JURY SELECTION in the 168th Report “shall take effect and apply to all actions commenced on or after September 1, 2011 and, insofar as practicable, to all actions then pending.”

You can find the Maryland Register in the law library at aisle 3B.

The following is a link to the Maryland Register online. Links to the most recent issue can be found at the bottom of the page.

http://www.dsd.state.md.us/MDRegister/mdregister.aspx

The Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure posts Proposed Rules Changes and Recent Rules Orders at the following address:

http://www.courts.state.md.us/rules/ruleschanges.html

Please note that the rules online provided by LEXIS do not reflect these rules changes.

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