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Create and amend 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 since October 15, 2013 (date of publication of the 2013-2014 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 6||amended by SCO 1817||effective November 22, 2013|
|Appellate Rule 217||amended by SCO 1824||effective October 15, 2014|
|Appellate Rule 221||amended by SCO 1825||effective October 15, 2014|
|Appellate Rule 303||amended by SCO 1823||effective October 15, 2014|
|Appellate Rule 401.1||added by SCO 1778||effective April 15, 2014|
|Appellate Rule 402(a)(b)||amended by SCO 1778||effective April 15, 2014|
|Appellate Rule 403||amended by SCO 1778||effective April 15, 2014|
|Appellate Rule 405||amended by SCO 1778||effective April 15, 2014|
|Appellate Rule 406||amended by SCO 1818||effective April 15, 2014|
|Appellate Rule 508(d)||amended by SCO 1820||effective April 15, 2014|
|Bar Rule 1, Secs. 1, 2, 3, 6||amended by SCO 1814||effective January 1, 2014|
|Bar Rule 1, Sec. 5||amended by SCO 1814||effective May 16, 2014|
|Bar Rule 2||amended by SCO 1814||effective January 1, 2014|
|Bar Rule 4||amended by SCO 1814||effective May 16, 2014|
|Bar Rule 5||amended by SCO 1814||effective January 1, 2014|
|Bar Rule 12(k)||amended by SCO 1815||effective April 15, 2014|
|Bar Rule 15.1||added by SCO 1706||effective April 15, 2014|
|Bar Rule 21(c)(4)||amended by SCO 1811||effective April 15, 2014|
|Bar Rule 26(a), (e)||amended by SCO 1810||effective April 15, 2014|
|Bar Rule 26(i)||amended by SCO 1811||effective April 15, 2014|
|Civil Rule 3(d)||amended by SCO 1819||effective April 15, 2014|
|Criminal Rule 11(i)||added by SCO 1816||effective April 15, 2014|
|Delinquency Rule 21(d)(3)||added by SCO 1816||effective April 15, 2014|
|Delinquency Rule 23(f)||added by SCO 1816||effective April 15, 2014|
|Judicial Conduct Commission Rule 11(b)(1)||amended by Alaska Judicial Conduct Commission action||effective August 19, 2013|
|Professional Conduct Rule 3.8 & Comment||amended by SCO 1812||effective April 15, 2014|
The Alaska Supreme Court seeks comments on the following proposals to amend the Alaska Rules of Court.
Comments are due by Monday, May 19, 2014
You may email your comments to Adam Keller.
All Proposals (10 pages)
| Rev. 16 April 2014
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