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​Chapter 7  Appellate Rules 


2018-33/2019-20/2019-38 - PROPOSED AMENDMENTS OF MCR 6.310, 6.425, 6.428, 6.429, 6.431, 7.204, 7.205, 7.208, 7.211, 7.305, AND PROPOSED ADDITION OF MCR 1.112 (WOULD EXPAND CERTAIN TIME FRAMES FOR FILING AND DECIDING POSTJUDGMENT MOTIONS IN CRIMINAL CASES, WOULD RECONFIGURE AND EXPAND THE “REISSUANCE OF JUDGMENT” RULE, WOULD RESTRUCTURE AND ADD SPECIFICITY TO THE PRESENTENCE REPORT PROCEDURE IN MCR 6.425, AND WOULD EXPAND THE PRISONER MAILBOX RULE TO ALL LEGAL FILINGS MADE BY A PERSON INCARCERATED IN PRISON OR JAIL)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of MCR 6.310, 6.425, 6.428, 6.429, 6.431, 7.204, 7.205, 7.208, 7.211, 7.305, and Proposed Addition of MCR 1.112​
Issued: March 19, 2020
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July 1, 2020
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2015-21 - PROPOSED AMENDMENTS of MCR 3.971, 3.972, 3.973, 3.977, 3.993, 7.202, and 7.204 (would make the appeal process for child protective cases uniform) 

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of MCR 3.971, 3.972, 3.973, 3.977, 3.993, 7.202, and 7.204 ​
Issued: March 19, 2020
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July 1, 2020
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2019-26 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT of MCR 7.314 (would eliminate the oral argument time period and instead provide for an amount of time established by the Court in the order granting leave to appeal) 

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 7.314 
Issued: March 19, 2020
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July 1, 2020
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2019-27 - PROPOSED AMENDMENTS of MCR 6.310, 6.429, 6.431, 6.509, and 7.205 and Proposed Addition of MCR 6.126 (would clarify and simplify the rules regarding procedure in criminal appellate matters) 

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of MCR 6.310, 6.429, 6.431, 6.509, and 7.205 and Proposed Addition of MCR 6.126
Issued: March 19, 2020
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July 1, 2020
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2019-29 - PROPOSED AMENDMENTS of MCR 7.212 and 7.312 (would allow practitioners to efficiently produce an appendix for all appellate purposes by making the appendix rule consistent within the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court) 

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of MCR 7.212 and 7.312
Issued: March 19, 2020
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July 1, 2020
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2019-31 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT of MCR 7.216 (would enable the Court of Appeals to impose filing restrictions on a vexatious litigator) 

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 7.216​
Issued: March 19, 2020
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July 1, 2020
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2019-13 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT of MCR 7.118 (would require counsel to be appointed to an indigent prisoner when an application for leave to appeal a grant of parole is filed by the prosecutor or victim) 

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 7.118​
Issued: December 27, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration: ​April 1, 2020
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2018-15 - AMENDMENTS OF RULES 1.109, 2.113, 2.412, 3.203, 3.222, 3.223, 3.800, 3.903, 3.921, 3.923, 3.932, 3.935, 3.936, 3.943, 3.951, 3.963, 3.972, 3.977, 5.125, 5.402, 5.404, 5.801, 6.104, 7.210, 7.215, 7.305, 7.308, AND 8.111 OF THE MICHIGAN COURT RULES AND INTERNAL OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR THE JUDICIAL TENURE COMMISSION (UPDATES CROSS-REFERENCES AND MAKES OTHER NONSUBSTANTIVE REVISIONS TO CLARIFY THE RULES)

 

​2018-25 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT of MCR 7.312 (would incorporate into the Supreme Court rules the procedure to be followed for cases being argued on the application)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 7.312​
Issued: February 13, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration: ​June 1, 2019
​Public Hearing: September 18, 2019​
 
 
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2017-17 - Proposed Amendments of Rules 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, 6.610, 7.202, and 7.208 and Proposed Addition of Rule  6.430 of the Michigan Court Rules

 

2018-04 - Proposed Amendments of MCR 7.212 and 7.312 (would require amicus briefs to indicate certain information regarding the preparation of the brief and disclosure of monetary contributions)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of MCR 7.212 and 7.312​
Issued: October 17, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration: ​February 1, 2019
​Public Hearing: March 13, 2019
 
 
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Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of MCR 7.212 and 7.312​
Issued: April 3, 2019
Effective: May 1, 2019