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    RULE CASES

    Case Numbers SC09-1 through SC09-

    08/28/2012

    Documents filed in Rule Cases are provided here in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) in numerical order. The below index lists the documents according to the case number. To view a document, click on the case number.



    SC09-118 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure and the Florida Rules for Certified and Court-Appointed Mediators -
    Petition
    - filed 01/21/09
    Appendix A - filed 01/21/09
    Appendix B - filed 01/21/09
    Appendix C - filed 01/21/09
    Appendix D - filed 01/21/09
    Appendix E - filed 01/21/09
    Appendix F - filed 01/21/09
    Appendix G - filed 01/21/09
    Publication Notice - issued 03/30/09
    Comments (Appellate Court Rules Committee) - filed 07/07/09
    Appendix A - filed 07/07/09
    Response - filed 08/18/09
    Exhibit - filed 08/18/09


    SC09-141 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rules of Juvenile Procedure -
    Petition & Appendices A-C
    - filed 01/28/09
    Appendices D-E - filed 01/28/09
    Appendix F - filed 01/28/09
    Appendices G-L - filed 01/28/09
    Publication Notice - issued 02/10/09
    Comments (Office of the State Attorney, Second Judicial Circuit) - filed 03/31/09
    Comments (Sixth Judicial Circuit) - filed 03/31/09
    Comments (Coats) - filed 04/01/09
    Comments (Florida Department of Children and Families) - filed 04/01/09
    Appendix - filed 04/01/09
    Comments (Florida Public Defenders Association, Inc., Florida Children's First, and Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) - filed 04/01/09
    Comments (University of Miami School of Law Children & Youth Law Clinic) - filed 04/01/09
    Comments (University of Miami School of Law Center for the Study of Human Rights) - filed 04/01/09
    Comments (Family Law Rules Committee) - filed 04/22/09
    Response - filed 04/22/09
    Response - filed 05/12/09


    SC09-159 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure -
    Petition
    - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix A - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix B - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix C - filed 01/30/09
    Amended Appendix C - filed 05/26/09
    Appendix D - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix E - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix F - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix G - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix H - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix I - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix J - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix K - filed 01/30/09
    Appendix L - filed 01/30/09
    Publication Notice - issued 02/05/09
    Comments (Florida Public Defender Association) - filed 03/31/09


    SC09-161 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Traffic Court -
    Petition
    - filed 01/30/09
    Publication Notice - issued 02/10/09
    Comments (Lamberti and Broward County Police Chief's Association) - filed 03/30/09
    Comments (Rubin) - filed 03/31/09
    Response - filed 04/24/09
    Supplemental Report - filed 07/27/09


    SC09-250 In Re: Revisions to Simplified Forms Pursuant to Rule 10-2.1(a) of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar -
    Petition
    - filed 02/11/09
    Appendix A - filed 02/11/09
    Appendix B - filed 02/11/09
    Appendix C - filed 02/11/09
    Appendix D - filed 02/11/09
    Comments (Steinwand) - filed 02/02/09
    Comments (Smith) - filed 02/13/09


    SC09-282 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure 3.172 and 3.985 -
    Petition
    - filed 02/18/09
    Appendix A - filed 02/18/09
    Appendix B - filed 02/18/09
    Appendix C - filed 02/18/09
    Appendix D - filed 02/18/09


    SC09-284 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-01 (Reorganization of Civil Standard Jury Instructions Book) -
    Petition Volume 1
    - filed 02/17/09
    Petition Volume 2 - filed 02/17/09
    Petition Volume 3 - filed 02/17/09


    SC09-296 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-02 (Greater Weight of the Evidence, Negligence, Believability of Witnesses, Closing Instructions) -
    Petition
    - filed 02/17/09
    Amended Appendix A - filed 07/16/09


    SC09-299 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-03 (Jury Deadlocked (7.3(c)) -
    Petition
    - filed 02/17/09


    SC09-300 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-04 (Burden of Proof on Defense Issues) -
    Petition
    - filed 02/17/09
    Amended Appendix A - filed 07/16/09


    SC09-301 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-05 (Medical Malpractice Insurer's Bad Faith Failure to Settle) -
    Petition
    - filed 02/17/09
    Amended Appendix A - filed 07/16/09


    SC09-302 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-06 (Probable Cause - Malicious Prosecution and False Imprisonment) -
    Petition
    - filed 02/17/09
    Amended Appendix A - filed 07/16/09


    SC09-303 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-07 (Intentional Tort Exception to Exclusive Remedy of Workers Compensation) -
    Petition
    - filed 02/17/09


    SC09-304 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-08 (Professional Negligence) -
    Petition
    - filed 02/17/09


    SC09-306 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-09 (Punitive Damages) -
    Petition
    - filed 02/17/09
    Amended Appendix A - filed 07/16/09


    SC09-394 In Re: Amendments to Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 4-7.1 - Lawyer-to-Lawyer and Lawyer-to-Client Communications -
    Petition
    - filed 01/27/09
    Appendix A - filed 01/27/09
    Appendix B - filed 01/27/09
    Appendix C - filed 01/27/09
    Comments (Wagner) - filed 02/12/09
    Supplement to Comments (Wagner) - filed 03/09/09
    Publication Notice - issued 03/10/09
    Comments (Wagner) - filed 04/16/09
    Comments (Chinaris) - filed 04/30/09
    Comments (Searcy, et. al) - filed 05/01/09
    Response - filed 05/21/09


    SC09-622 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases - Report No. 2009-01
    Report
    - filed 04/06/09
    Appendix A - filed 04/06/09
    Appendix B - filed 08/05/09
    Appendix C - filed 08/05/09


    SC09-623 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases - Report No. 2009-02
    Report
    - filed 04/06/09
    Appendix - filed 04/06/09


    SC09-825 In Re: Amendments to the Supreme Court Rules Relating to Admission to the Bar -
    Petition
    - filed 04/30/09
    Appendix A - filed 04/30/09
    Appendix B - filed 04/30/09
    Appendix C - filed 04/30/09
    Appendix D - filed 04/30/09
    Appendix E - filed 05/08/09
    Publication Notice - issued 05/14/09


    SC09-853 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure 9.142 and 9.200 -
    Petition
    - filed 05/18/09
    Appendices 1-11 - filed 05/18/09


    SC09-946 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases - Report No. 2009-03
    Report
    - filed 06/01/09
    Appendix - filed 06/01/09
    Publication Notice - issued 07/29/09


    SC09-1053 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.992(a) - Criminal Punishment Code Scoresheet -
    Petition
    - filed 06/23/09
    Appendix A - filed 06/23/09
    Appendix B - filed 06/23/09
    Appendix C - filed 06/23/09
    Publication Notice - issued 07/29/09


    SC09-1135 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.132 (Rule 3.132 was severed from SC09-159)
    Publication Notice
    - issued 09/23/09
    Comments (Florida Public Defender Association) - filed 11/20/09
    Response - filed 12/07/09


    SC09-1186 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure 3.704, 3.800, and 3.986 -
    Petition
    - filed 07/06/09
    Appendix A - filed 07/06/09
    Appendix B - filed 07/06/09
    Appendix C - filed 07/06/09
    Appendix D - filed 07/06/09
    Appendix E - filed 07/06/09
    Publication Notice - issued 09/15/09


    SC09-1264 In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases - Report No. 09-10 (Products Liability) -
    Report
    - filed 07/16/09
    Appendix A - filed 07/16/09
    Appendix B - filed 07/16/09
    Appendix C - filed 07/16/09
    Appendix D - filed 07/16/09
    Appendix E - filed 07/16/09
    Publication Notice - issued 12/08/09
    Comments (Roth) - filed 01/27/10
    Appendix B (Roth) - filed 01/27/10
    Appendix C (Roth) - filed 01/27/10
    Comments (Kirk) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Shapiro) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Lumish & Caldwell) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Florida Justice Association) - filed 02/01/10
    Appendix (Florida Justice Association) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Rogers, et al.) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Smith, Toole & Wiggins) - filed 02/01/10
    Appendix (Smith, Toole & Wiggins) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Twerski) - filed 02/01/10
    Appendix (Twerski) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Litten, et al.) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Fein & O'Connor) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Patterson, et al.) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Seipp) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Eaton) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Fender & Rudock) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Gassler, et al.) - filed 02/01/10
    Comments (Fulton, et al.) - filed 02/02/10
    Comments (Clarke & Mena) - filed 02/02/10
    Comments (McClure, et al.) - filed 02/03/10
    Response (Farmer) - filed 02/19/10
    Response (Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases Committee) - filed 02/22/10
    Response (Stewart) - filed 02/22/10


    SC09-1266 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Juvenile Procedure -
    Petition
    - filed 07/20/09
    Publication Notice - issued 10/06/09


    SC09-1306 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.800 -
    Publication Notice
    - issued 08/13/09


    SC09-1358 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure -
    Petition
    - filed 07/27/09
    Publication Notice - issued 10/06/09
    Comments (Trawick) - filed 11/12/09
    Response - filed 12/18/09


    SC09-1384 In Re:  Amendments to the Florida Rules for Certified and Court-Appointed Mediators -
    Petition
    - filed 07/29/09
    Appendix A - filed 07/29/09
    Appendix B - filed 07/29/09
    Appendix C - filed 07/29/09
    Appendix D - filed 07/29/09
    Appendix E - filed 07/29/09
    Appendix F - filed 07/29/09
    Appendix G - filed 07/29/09
    Publication Notice - issued 08/25/09


    SC09-1427 In Re: Amendments to the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar - Rules 6-12.3 and 6-12.4 (Basic Skills Course Requirements) -
    Petition and Appendices
    - filed 08/10/09


    SC09-1460 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure -
    Petition & Appendices A&B (Task Force on Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases)
    - filed 08/17/09
    Appendix C - filed 08/17/09
    Related Documents - filed 08/17/09, with updates
    Publication Notice - issued 08/26/09
    Comments (Trawick) - filed 09/24/09
    Comments (Florida Bankers Association) - filed 09/30/09
    Comments (Lombardi, et al.) - filed 09/30/09
    Attachment (Lombardi, et al.) - filed 09/30/09
    Comments (Sixth Judicial Circuit) - filed 10/01/09
    Comments (Ben-Ezra & Katz, P.A.) - filed 10/01/09
    Comments (Housing Umbrella Group and Consumer Umbrella Group of Florida Legal Services) - filed 10/01/09
    Exhibit A - filed 10/01/09
    Exhibit B - filed 10/01/09
    Comments (Bateman and Ferris) - filed 10/01/09
    Comments (Florida Default Law Group) - filed 10/01/09
    Comments (Legal Services of North Florida and The North Florida Center for Equal Justice, Inc.) - filed 10/01/09
    Response - filed 10/12/09
    Comments (Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules & Policy Committee) - filed 10/15/09
    Appendix (Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules & Policy Committee) - filed 10/16/09
    Comments (Epstein) - filed 10/19/09
    Exhibit 1 (Epstein) - filed 10/19/09
    Exhibit 2(Epstein) - filed 10/19/09
    Response to Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules & Policy Committee's Comments (Task Force on Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases) - filed 10/22/09
    Response to Epstein Comments (Task Force on Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases) - filed 10/26/09
    Supplement to Comments (Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules & Policy Committee) - filed 11/02/09
    Publication Notice - issued 02/16/10


    SC09-1487 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.540 -
    Petition
    - filed 08/18/09
    Appendix A - filed 08/18/09
    Appendix B - filed 08/18/09
    Appendix C - filed 08/18/09
    Appendix D - filed 08/18/09
    Appendix E - filed 08/18/09
    Publication Notice - issued 09/15/09
    Comments (Judicial Administrative Committee of the Florida Conference of Circuit Judges) - filed 11/03/09
    Comments (Sixth Judicial Circuit) - filed 11/03/09
    Comments (Chief Judge, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit) - filed 11/04/09
    Response - filed 11/23/09
    Appendix A - filed 11/23/09
    Appendix B - filed 11/23/09


    SC09-1579 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure - Form 1.996 (Final Judgment of Foreclosure) -
    Petition
    - filed 08/28/09
    Response - filed 10/22/09
    Publication Notice - issued 02/16/10
    Comments (Marks) - filed 04/05/10
    Comments (Housing Umbrella Group of Florida Legal Services) - filed 04/12/10
    Appendix A (Housing Umbrella Group of Florida Legal Services) - filed 04/12/10
    Comments (Florida Default Law Group) - filed 04/12/10
    Appendix A (Florida Default Law Group) - filed 04/12/10
    Comments (Ben-Ezra & Katz, P.A.) - filed 04/12/10
    Comments (Resk) - filed 04/12/10
    Response - filed 05/03/10


    SC09-1670 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.992(b) -
    Petition
    - filed 09/10/09
    Appendix A - filed 09/10/09
    Appendix B - filed 09/10/09
    Publication Notice - issued 12/08/09
    Comments (Ross) - filed 01/28/10
    Response - filed 02/19/10


    SC09-1733 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure 3.850 and 3.851; and Amendments to Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure 9.141 and 9.142 - Petition - filed 09/15/09
    Appendix 1 - filed 09/15/09
    Appendix 2 - filed 09/15/09
    Appendix 3 - filed 09/15/09
    Appendix 4 - filed 09/15/09
    Appendix 5 - filed 09/15/09
    Appendix 6 - filed 09/15/09
    Appendix 7 - filed 09/15/09
    Supplemental Petition - filed 10/27/09
    Supplemental Appendix 1 - filed 10/27/09
    Supplemental Appendix 1B - filed 10/27/09
    Supplemental Appendix 2 - filed 10/27/09
    Publication Notice - issued 10/29/09
    Comments (Putnam) - filed 12/04/09
    Comments (Florida Public Defender Association, Inc.) - filed 12/15/09
    Response - filed 01/15/10


    SC09-1822 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure -
    Petition
    - filed 09/30/09
    Supplemental Petition - filed 10/12/09
    Publication Notice - issued 02/16/10
    Comments (Family Law Section of The Florida Bar) - filed 03/26/10
    Comments (Florida Mental Health Counselors' Association) - filed 03/29/10
    Appendix A - filed 03/29/10
    Appendix B - filed 03/29/10
    Appendix C - filed 03/29/10
    Appendix D - filed 03/29/10
    Response - filed 04/20/10


    SC09-2039 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure - Support Summary Sheet Rule and Form -
    Petition
    - filed 03/31/09
    Supplemental Petition - filed 10/12/09
    Publication Notice - issued 11/20/09
    Comments (Sasser & Roy) - filed 01/15/10
    Comments (Brevard County Clerk of Court) - filed 01/15/10
    Comments (Florida Department of Revenue) - filed 01/15/10
    Comments (The Family Law Section of The Florida Bar) - 01/25/10
    Response - filed 02/ 04/10


    SC09-2062 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure -
    Petition
    - filed 11/09/09
    Appendix A - filed 11/09/09
    Appendix B - filed 11/09/09
    Appendix C - filed 11/09/09
    Appendix D - filed 11/09/09
    Amended Appendix C - filed 11/18/09
    Amended Appendix D - filed 11/18/09
    Publication Notice - issued 11/20/09


    SC09-2195 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Juvenile Procedure - Rule 8.003 -
    Petition
    - filed 11/30/09
    Publication Notice - issued 12/09/09
    Comments (Powell) - filed 02/01/10
    Response - filed 02/22/10


    SC09-2379 In Re: Amendments to Rules of the Supreme Court Relating to Admissions to the Bar -
    Petition
    - filed 12/23/09
    Appendix A - filed 12/23/09
    Appendix B - filed 12/23/09
    Appendix C - filed 12/23/09
    Appendix D - filed 12/23/09
    Publication Notice - issued 01/12/10


    SC09-2395 In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.853 -
    Petition
    - filed 12/23/09
    Appendix A - filed 12/21/09
    Appendix B - filed 12/21/09
    Appendix C - filed 12/21/09
    Appendix D - filed 12/21/09
    Publication Notice - issued 01/12/10