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Please note that comments received will become part of the public record. You may submit comments online, or mail or E-mail them as specified beneath each proposal below.

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Rules and Forms: Qualification of Counsel for Appointment in Death Penalty Appeals and Habeas Corpus Proceedings (PDF, 602 KB)
Item Number: SP18-12
Deadline for Comments: August 24, 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: invitations@jud.ca.gov

The Proposition 66 Rules Working Group is proposing amendments to the rule relating to the qualifications of counsel in death penalty appeals and habeas corpus proceedings, including moving to a new rule the provisions regarding the qualifications of counsel in death penalty– related habeas corpus proceedings. These proposed rule changes are intended to fulfill the Judicial Council’s obligation under Proposition 66 to reevaluate the competency standards for the appointment of counsel in death penalty direct appeals and habeas corpus proceedings

Criminal and Appellate Procedure: Superior Court Appointment of Counsel in Death Penalty–Related Habeas Corpus Proceedings (PDF, 894 KB)
Item Number: SP18-13
Deadline for Comments: August 24, 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: invitations@jud.ca.gov

The Proposition 66 Rules Working Group is proposing the adoption of two new rules and two new forms relating to the superior court appointment of counsel in death penalty–related habeas corpus proceedings. These proposed rules and forms are intended to partially fulfill the Judicial Council’s rule-making obligations under Proposition 66 by providing procedures for superior courts to determine if an attorney meets the minimum qualifications for counsel in death penalty–related habeas corpus proceedings and to appoint such counsel for indigent persons subject to a judgment of death.

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Civil Jury Instructions (CACI18-02) (PDF, 2005 KB)
Item Number: CACI18-02
Deadline for Comments: August 31, 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: invitations@jud.ca.gov

The advisory committee prefers receiving comments in a Word file attached to an e-mail addressed to civiljuryinstructions@jud.ca.gov.

You may also submit your comments via the electronic form link above.

You may also use this form, attached to an e-mail addressed to civiljuryinstructions@jud.ca.gov.

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Rules and Forms: Qualification of Counsel for Appointment in Death Penalty Appeals and Habeas Corpus Proceedings (PDF, 602 KB)
Item Number: SP18-12
Deadline for Comments: August 24, 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: invitations@jud.ca.gov

The Proposition 66 Rules Working Group is proposing amendments to the rule relating to the qualifications of counsel in death penalty appeals and habeas corpus proceedings, including moving to a new rule the provisions regarding the qualifications of counsel in death penalty– related habeas corpus proceedings. These proposed rule changes are intended to fulfill the Judicial Council’s obligation under Proposition 66 to reevaluate the competency standards for the appointment of counsel in death penalty direct appeals and habeas corpus proceedings

Criminal and Appellate Procedure: Superior Court Appointment of Counsel in Death Penalty–Related Habeas Corpus Proceedings (PDF, 894 KB)
Item Number: SP18-13
Deadline for Comments: August 24, 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: invitations@jud.ca.gov

The Proposition 66 Rules Working Group is proposing the adoption of two new rules and two new forms relating to the superior court appointment of counsel in death penalty–related habeas corpus proceedings. These proposed rules and forms are intended to partially fulfill the Judicial Council’s rule-making obligations under Proposition 66 by providing procedures for superior courts to determine if an attorney meets the minimum qualifications for counsel in death penalty–related habeas corpus proceedings and to appoint such counsel for indigent persons subject to a judgment of death.

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Amendment to the Judicial Council Conflict of Interest Code (PDF, 933 KB)
Item Number: SP18-14
Deadline for Comments: September 13, 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: invitations@jud.ca.gov

In accordance with Government Code sections 87303 and 87306, the Judicial Council Conflict of Interest Code must be updated “when change is necessitated by changed circumstances.” (Gov. Code, § 87306.) The council must review proposed amendments to the Code and approve the Code as amended or direct that it be further revised and resubmitted for approval.

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