Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Proposed Ohio Civil, Criminal and Evidence Rules

The Ohio Supreme Court has published proposed amendments to the Ohio Civil, Criminal and Evidence Rules. The Cleveland Law Library Weblog has more information:

The rule revisions include rules regarding video conferencing in criminal cases (Crim.R. 10, 43); numerous changes to criminal discovery rules (Crim.R. 16); and changes concerning the affidavit of merit in medical malpractice cases (Civ.R. 10(d)(2)). Numerous evidence rules are changed to incorporate gender neutral language.

The Supreme Court will accept public comments until November 8, 2006.