WSR 10-13-024

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ June 3, 2010 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENTS TO RAP 2.4-SCOPE OF REVIEW OF A TRIAL COURT DECISION, RAP 4.2-DIRECT REVIEW OF SUPERIOR COURT DECISION, RAP 4.3-DIRECT REVIEW OF DECISIONS OF COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION, RAP 4.4-TRANSFER OF CASES BY SUPREME COURT, RAP 9.5-FILING AND SERVICE OF REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS OBJECTIONS, RAP 9.6(c)-DESIGNATION OF CLERK'S PAPERS AND EXHIBITS, RAP 9.7-PREPARING CLERK'S PAPERS AND EXHIBITS FOR APPELLATE COURT, RAP 9.8-TRANSMITTING RECORD ON REVIEW, RAP 10.3-CONTENT OF BRIEF, RAP 10.4 - PREPARATION AND FILING OF BRIEF BY PARTY, RAP 12.4-MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF DECISION TERMINATING REVIEW, RAP 12.7-FINALITY OF DECISION, RAP 12.9-RECALL OF MANDATE OR CERTIFICATE OF FINALITY; RAP 14.3-EXPENSES ALLOWED AS COSTS, RAP 15.1-PROCEDURES TO WHICH TITLE APPLIES, RAP 16.7-PERSONAL RESTRAINT PETITION FORM OF PETITION, RAP 16.20-TRANSMITTAL OF JURY QUESTIONNAIRES AND CLERK'S PAPERS IN CAPITAL CASES, RAP 17.4-FILING AND SERVICE OF MOTION ANSWER TO MOTION, RAP 17.5-ORAL ARGUMENT OF MOTION, RAP 18.1-ATTORNEY FEES AND EXPENSES, RAP 18.6-COMPUTATION OF TIME, RAP 18.14-MOTION ON THE MERITS, RAP FORM 15A-NOTICE OF FILING VERBATIM REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS, RAP FORMS 3, 4 AND 9 AND RAP FORM 19 )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-953


The Court of Appeals having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments to RAP 2.4-Scope of Review of a Trial Court Decision, RAP 4.2-Direct Review of Superior Court Decision, RAP 4.3-Direct Review of Decisions of Courts of Limited Jurisdiction, RAP 4.4-Transfer of Cases by Supreme Court, RAP 9.5-Filing and Service of Report of Proceedings Objections, RAP 9.6(c)-Designation of Clerk's Papers and Exhibits, RAP 9.7-Preparing Clerk's Papers and Exhibits for Appellate Court, RAP 9.8-Transmitting Record on Review, RAP 10.3-Content of Brief, RAP 10.4-Preparation and Filing of Brief by Party, RAP 12.4-Motion for Reconsideration of Decision Terminating Review, RAP 12.7-Finality of Decision, RAP 12.9-Recall of Mandate or Certificate of Finality; RAP 14.3-Expenses Allowed as Costs, RAP 15.1-Procedures to Which Title Applies, RAP 16.7-Personal Restraint Petition Form of Petition, RAP 16.20-Transmittal of Jury Questionnaires and Clerk's Papers in Capital Cases, RAP 17.4-Filing and Service of Motion Answer to Motion, RAP 17.5-Oral Argument of Motion, RAP 18.1-Attorney Fees and Expenses, RAP 18.6-Computation of Time, RAP 18.14-Motion on the Merits, RAP Form 15A-Notice of Filing Verbatim Report of Proceedings, RAP Forms 3, 4 and 9 and RAP Form 19, and the Court having considered the amendments and comments submitted thereto, and having determined that the proposed amendments will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That the amendments as shown below are adopted.

(b) That the amendments will be published in the Washington Reports and will become effective September 1, 2010.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 3rd day of June, 2010.
Madsen, C.J.


C. Johnson, J.


Owens, J.


Alexander, J.


Fairhurst, J.


Sanders, J.


J. M. Johnson, J.


Chambers, J.


Stephens, J.


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