NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON RULES
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The New Hampshire Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules will hold a PUBLIC HEARING at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at the Supreme Court Building on Noble Drive in Concord, to receive the views of any member of the public, the bench, or the bar on court rules changes which the Committee proposes to recommend to the Supreme Court.
Copies of the specific changes tentatively proposed by the Committee are available on request to the secretary of the Committee at the N.H. Supreme Court Building, One Noble Drive, Concord, New Hampshire 03301 (Tel. 271-2646). In addition, the proposed changes are available on the Internet at: http://www.state.nh.us/courts/supreme.htm. The proposed changes concern the following rules:
A. SUPREME COURT RULES
1. Supreme Court Rule 37(2)(j) re definition of "warning" issued by professional conduct committee.
2. Supreme Court Rule 37(6) re issuance of subpoenas duces tecum in attorney disciplinary proceedings.
3. Supreme Court Rule 37(13) re referrals for remedial action in cases in which attorney's practice requires corrective action.
4. Supreme Court Rule 37A(1)(c) re definition of "warning with referral" issued by professional conduct committee.
5. Supreme Court Rule 37A(1)(e) re issuance of "warning with referral" by professional conduct committee.
6. Supreme Court Rule 37A(3)(c) re photographing, recording and broadcasting hearings before the professional conduct committee.
7. Supreme Court Rule 37A(3)(d)(4) re requests to the professional conduct committee for reconsideration.
8. Supreme Court Rule 37A(6) re requests to the professional conduct committee for reconsideration.
9. Supreme Court Rule 38, Canon 5 (C)(4)(c) re restrictions on loans from attorneys to judges.
10. Supreme Court Rule 42 (7)(b) re time within which attorneys admitted to bar may take practical skills course.
11. Supreme Court Rule 51 B. re expanding membership of the Advisory Rules Committee.
B. SUPERIOR COURT RULES
1. Superior Court Rule 63-A re subpoenas for trial.
C. SUPERIOR COURT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
1. Superior Court Administrative Rule 12-9 re authority of marital masters to hear matters relating to domestic relations.
D. RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
1. Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 8.1 re failure to attend a hearing when ordered to do so by a disciplinary authority.
E. RULES OF EVIDENCE
1. Rule of Evidence 803(6) re exception to hearsay rule for records of regularly conducted activity.
2. Rule of Evidence 902 re self-authentication of certified domestic and foreign records of regularly conducted activity.
Comments on any of the court rules changes which the Committee proposes to recommend to the Supreme Court may be submitted in writing to the secretary of the Committee at any time on or before June 19, 2001, or may be made at the hearing on June 20, 2001.
All suggestions for other rules changes may be submitted in writing to the secretary of the Committee for consideration by the committee in the future.
New Hampshire Supreme Court
Advisory Committee on Rules
By: Linda S. Dalianis, Chairperson
and David S. Peck, Secretary
May 1, 2001