WSR 02-07-006

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ March 6, 2002 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENTS TO RPC 1.2, RPC 4.2, RPC 4.3, NEW RPC 6.5, NEW CR 4.2, NEW CRLJ 4.2, CR 11, CrRLJ 11 (BY DESIGNATING EXISTING CR 11 AND CRLJ 11 AS CR 11(a) AND CRLJ 11(a) AND BY ADDING NEW CR 11(b) AND NEW CRLJ 11(b)) NEW CR 70.1 AND NEW CRLJ 70.1 )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-727


The Washington State Bar Association and Access to Justice Board having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments to RPC 1.2, RPC 4.2, RPC 4.3, New RPC 6.5, New CR 4.2, New CRLJ 4.2, CR 11, CrRLJ 11 (by designating existing CR 11 and CRLJ 11 as CR 11(a) and CRLJ 11(a) and by adding New CR 11(b) and New CRLJ 11(b)) New CR 70.1 and New CRLJ 70.1, and the Court having approved the proposed amendments for publication;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That pursuant to the provisions of GR 9(f), the proposed amendments as attached hereto are to be published for comment in the Washington Reports, Washington Register, Washington State Bar Association and Office of the Administrator for the Court's websites expeditiously.

(b) The purpose statement, as required by GR 9(d), is published solely for the information of the Bench, Bar and other interested parties.

(c) Comments are to be submitted to the Clerk of the Supreme Court by either U.S. Mail or Internet E-Mail by no later than 90 days from the date published in the Washington Reports. Comments may be sent to the following addresses: P.O. Box 40929, Olympia, Washington 98504-0929, or Lisa.Bausch@courts.wa.gov. Comments submitted by e-mail message must be limited to 1500 words.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 6th day of March 2002.

Gerry L. Alexander

Chief Justice

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 02-08 issue of the Register.

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