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2014 - 2015 Alaska Rules of Court

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Complete unannotated 2014 - 2015
Alaska Rules of Court

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Note: The District Court Rules of Criminal Procedure were rescinded or renumbered in 2013.

About the Alaska Rules of Court

The Alaska Rules of Court are the rules for the administration of all courts in the state and for practice and procedure in civil and criminal cases established by the supreme court under the authority of the Alaska Constitution. The supreme court has also adopted rules for the practice of law in Alaska and procedural rules for children's matters, probate, and appeals.

The current Rules are available above, and the print version is available at all Alaska Court System law libraries and some public libraries. The official publisher of the Alaska Rules of Court is Tower Publishing. Their toll-free number is 1-800-969-8693.

Most Alaska rules are enacted and amended by supreme court order (SCO), which the court issues on a periodic basis. Print versions of all SCOs are available at the Anchorage, Juneau and Fairbanks law libraries. The Alaska Legislature may also change the court's procedural rules by passing an act expressing its intent to do so by a two-thirds majority of both houses. The Alaska Legislature website provides information about pending legislation.

Rule Changes

Rule Changes since October 15, 2014 (date of publication of the 2014-2015 main edition of the Alaska Rules of Court):

Note: If you are not able to access the PDF files listed below, please contact Court Rules at 907-264-8231 for assistance.

RULE CHANGED SUPREME COURT ORDER EFFECTIVE DATE
Administrative Rule 12(e)(5) amended by SCO 1848 effective January 1, 2015
Administrative Rule 40(a) amended by SCO 1844 effective October 29, 2014
Appellate Rule 305(a)(2) amended by SCO 1842 effective April 15, 2015
Appellate Rule 403(f) amended by SCO 1842 effective April 15, 2015
Appellate Rule 503(e) amended by SCO 1842 effective April 15, 2015
Appellate Rule 503.5 amended by SCO 1842 effective April 15, 2015
Appellate Rule 508 amended by SCO 1843 effective April 15, 2015
Appellate Rule 510(c) amended by SCO 1842 effective April 15, 2015
CINA Rule 8 amended and note added by SCO 1841 effective nunc pro tunc to July 8, 2014
CINA Rule 24 added by SCO 1784 effective October 1, 2014
CINA Rule 25 added by SCO 1784 effective October 1, 2014
Civil Rule 16.2 added and note added by SCO 1826 effective April 15, 2015
Criminal Rule 16(d) amended and note added by SCO 1841 effective nunc pro tunc to July 8, 2014
Criminal Rule 18: Venue Map & Community Chart revised by SCO 1846 effective January 1, 2015
Delinquency Rule 21.5 amended by SCO 1791 effective April 15, 2015
Evidence Rule 402 note added by SCO 1841 effective October 6, 2014
Evidence Rule 407 note added by SCO 1841 effective October 6, 2014
Evidence Rule 408 note added by SCO 1841 effective October 6, 2014
Evidence Rule 409 note added by SCO 1841 effective October 6, 2014
Evidence Rule 801 note added by SCO 1841 effective October 6, 2014
Minor Offense Rule 18 & Note amended by SCO 1845 effective January 1, 2015

Request for Comments

Currently no requests for comments.


Rev. 12 December 2014
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