Maryland Courts

2003 - 2009 Archive
Proposed Rules Changes and Recent Rules Orders

REPORT SUBMITTED TO COURT OF APPEALS DATE OF COURT'S
OPEN MEETING
RULES ORDER
Letter Report - Rule 9-206
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09-23-09 10-05-09 at 2 p.m.
(see NOTICE)
Rules Order
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filed 10-05-09
162nd Report
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Supplement to the 162nd Report
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07-01-09 09-09-09 at 2 p.m.
(See NOTICE)
Rules Order
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filed 09-10-09
161st Report
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Supplement to the 161st Report
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05-26-09

 

06-09-09

06-16-09 at 1 p.m.
(See NOTICE)

 


Rules Order
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filed 06-16-09
Rule 16-104 (Judicial Leave)   12-30-08 Rules Order
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filed 12-30-08
160th Report
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12-03-08 02-09-09 at 2 p.m.
(See NOTICE)
Rules Order
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filed 02-10-09
159th Report
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07-14-08 07-22-08 at 10 a.m.
(See NOTICE)
Rules Order
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filed 07-22-08
Letter Report - Rule 9-206
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11-15-07 12-03-07 at 2 p.m.
(see NOTICE)
Rules Order
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filed 12-04-07
158th Report
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Supplement to the 158th Report - Category 3 - Criminal Discovery Rules
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09-26-07 12-03-07 at 2 p.m.
(see NOTICE)




04-07-08 at 2 p.m.
(see NOTICE)
Rules Order
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filed 12-04-07


Rules Order
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filed 04-08-08
Revised State Pro Bono Action Plan December 2006 03-12-07 Rules Order
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filed 04-10-07
Letter Report - Rules 16-606.1, 16-602, 16-609, and 1.15
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01-22-07 03-12-07 at 2 p.m.
(see NOTICE)
 Rules Order
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filed 03-12-07
157th Report
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Revisions to Deferred Rules

12-19-06

04-11-07 at 2 p.m.
(see NOTICE)
 



06-04-07 at 2 p.m.
(see NOTICE)

Rules Order
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filed 05-08-07


Rules Order
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filed 06-04-07
Letter Report - Rules 16-813 and 16-815

Interim Report of the Study Group on Recalled Judges


07-12-06


12-01-05

11-06-06
(see NOTICE)
 
Letter Report - Rules 16-1009 and 16-1007
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07-12-06 07-25-06
 Rules Order
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filed 07-25-06
Letter Report - Rules 14-204, 14-205, and 14-206
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01-06-06 01-10-06 Rules Order
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filed 01-10-06
156th Report
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Supplement to 156th Report
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10-27-05

 

12-16-05

01-10-06



01-10-06



03-06-06



04-10-06
(see NOTICE)

Rules Order
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filed 01-10-06




Rules Order
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filed 03-07-06

Rules Order
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filed 04-10-06
Authorization for Attorneys Displaced by Hurricane Katrina to Practice from Maryland 09-29-05 09-29-05 Rules Order
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filed 09-29-05
155th Report 
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09-12-05 11-07-05 Rules Order
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filed 11-08-05
Proposed amendments to Bar Admission Rules 1, 7, and 8, recommended by the State Board of Law Examiners  
09-06-05
Rules Order
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filed 09-13-05

Rule 16-760(d)(2)
prohibits disbarred or suspended attorneys from employment as paralegals

 

 

Proposed amendments to Rule 16-760 and Rule 5.3 of the Md. Lawyers' Rules of Professional Conduct
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09-06-05
various parties argued in open court to repeal, modify, or defer the Rule

 


12-16-05

10-11-05
(following the hearing on 09-06-05 the court scheduled an open Rules meeting to decide whether to repeal, modify, or defer the Rule)


02-06-06

 

Rules Order
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filed 06-02-05

Order
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filed 08-08-05


Rules Order
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filed 03-03-06
Report of the Select Committee appointed by the Court of Appeals to study the Ethics 2000 Amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct
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12-16-03 01-10-05 Rules Order
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filed 02-08-05
154th Report 
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01-10-05 04-04-05 Rules Order 
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filed 04-05-05

Report of the Judicial Ethics Committee and 153rd Report of the Rules Committee
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06-30-04 11-08-04 Rules Order
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filed 12-02-04

Letter Report Rule 4-345 
(Sentencing--Revisory Power of Court)
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02-17-04  05-10-04 Rules Order 
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filed 05-11-04
Recommendations (in PDF) to the Court of Appeals from the Court Committee designated to develop rules regarding access to court records  11-17-03 02-06-04 Rules Order 
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filed 03-04-04
152nd
 
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note: the PDF version provides links to help navigate the report
07-30-03  12-08-03
11-10-03
10-7-03
152nd Rules Order 
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filed 11-12-03

152nd Rules Order 

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filed 12-08-03
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