Supreme Court Rules Committee Reports

Posted on this page are the 1998-2000 reports of the Supreme Court rules committees. In those reports, the committees (as listed below) make numerous recommendations to the Supreme Court for rule amendments and other non-rule administrative actions.

The reports of the following committees are published here for comment in Acrobat PDF format. To view and print these reports, you must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader which is available free from Adobe. Click on the link below to download the latest version of the Acrobat Reader.

Please note that not all of the appendices referenced in these reports are included in the PDF files available for download.

The Supreme Court invites written public comments on the Committees' reports and the recommended rule amendments they contain. Please send any such comments by April 17, 2000 to:

Hon. Richard J. Williams
Acting Administrative Director of the Courts
Rules Comments
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex P.O. Box 037
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0037

Comments on the Committees' reports and recommendations also may be submitted via Internet e-mail to the following address: Please note that the Supreme Court will not consider comments submitted anonymously. However, comments submitted in response to this Notice will be maintained in confidence if the author specifically requests confidentiality. In the absence of such a request, the author's identity and his or her comments may be subject to public disclosure.

The Supreme Court will conduct a hearing on the Committees' reports recommendations on or about May 2, 2000 at a time and place to be announced in the future. Further notices concerning that hearing will be posted on the Judiciary website. In addition, comments will be solicited directly from bar associations and other attorney groups. It is anticipated that the Court will order the adoption of new or amended rules by June, 2000 with those amendments to become effective September 1, 2000.

Hon. Richard J. Williams
Acting Administrative Director

Notices to the Bar