(1) a decisionissued by the Test Accommodations Committee in accordance with Rule 14-706(a);
(2) a decisionissued by the Character and Fitness Committee after a formal hearing inaccordance with Rule 14-708(c)(4);
(3) a decision denying an application in accordance withRule 14-709(a).
(1) Payment ofTranscript. An Applicant appealing a decision of the Character and FitnessCommittee issued after a formal hearing is responsible for paying for andsubmitting a duly certified copy of the transcript of the formal hearingproceedings or other electronic record copy made by means acceptable in thecourts of Utah.
(2) Memoranda. Afterfiling a written request for review, an Applicant must file a writtenmemorandum citing to the record to show that the evidence does not support thedecision. The issues in the memorandum must be limited to matters contained inthe record. The review panel will not consider issues raised for the first timein the request for review. The memorandum must be filed within 30 calendar daysof the filing of the request for review. The Bar may file a response, but noreply memorandum will be permitted.
(1) Record ofproceedings. A record of the proceedings shall be prepared by the Bar andshall be filed with the clerk of the Supreme Court within 21 calendar daysfollowing the filing of the notice of appeal.
(2) Appeal petition.An appeal petition shall be filed with the Supreme Court 30 calendar days aftera record of the proceedings has been filed with the SupremeCourt. The appeal petition shall state the name of the petitionerand shall designate the Bar as respondent. The appeal petition must contain thefollowing:
(B) a statementof the facts necessary to an understanding of the issues presented by theappeal;
(C) the legalargument supporting the petitioner?s request; and
(D) a certificatereflecting service of the appeal petition upon the General Counsel.
(3) Format of appeal andresponse petitions. Except by permission of the Court, the appeal petitionand the Bar?s response shall contain no more than 14,000 words or, if ituses a monospaced face, it shall contain no more than 1,300 lines oftext.
(4) Response petition.Within 30 calendar days after service of the appeal petition on the Bar, theBar, as respondent, shall file its response with the clerk of the SupremeCourt. At the time of filing a copy of the response shall be served upon thepetitioner. The petitioner may file a reply brief. A reply briefmust be limited to responding to the facts and arguments raised in the Bar?sresponse.
(5) The clerk of theSupreme Court will notify the parties if any additional briefing or oralargument is permitted. Upon entry of the Supreme Court?s decision, the clerkshall give notice of the decision.
Effective Date November 12,2020.