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New Proposal: Invitation to Comment: Forms, Rules of Court, and Legislation (Special Cycle)- SP18-21 and SP18-2

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:25 PM | Amelia Montgomery (Administrator)

Comments sought:
 
This e-mail is to inform you that new proposals have been posted to the California Courts web site, at http://www.courts.ca.gov/policyadmin-invitationstocomment.htm.
                                                              
Posted Under- Appellate and Criminal Tabs:
 
Appellate Procedure: Appeals from Superior Court Decisions in Death Penalty–Related Habeas Corpus Proceedings
Item Number: SP18-21

Summary: The Proposition 66 Rules Working Group is proposing amendments to an existing rule relating to appeals from decisions in habeas corpus proceedings and the adoption of several new rules and a form specifically addressing appeals from superior court decisions on death penalty–related habeas corpus petitions. These proposed rules and the form are intended to partially fulfill the Judicial Council’s rule-making obligations under Proposition 66 by establishing procedures for this new type of appeal.
Deadline to submit comments: Monday, November 19 at 5:00 pm.
 
Criminal Procedure: Superior Court Procedures for Death Penalty–Related Habeas Corpus Proceedings
Item Number: SP18-22

Summary: The Proposition 66 Rules Working Group is proposing the adoption of six new rules of court relating to superior court procedures for death penalty–related habeas corpus proceedings. These proposed rules are intended to partially fulfill the Judicial Council’s rule-making obligations under Proposition 66 by establishing procedures for the superior courts’ new responsibility for this type of proceeding.  
Deadline to submit comments: Monday, November 19 at 5:00 pm.

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