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23A-45-A
    APPENDIX A. CIRCUIT COURT RULES (See § 23A-45-12)

SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT CRIMINAL RULES

CR ONE. INITIAL APPEARANCE

     At the initial appearance, the judge or magistrate may order the following:
         a. a dispositional conference;
         b. a preliminary hearing in a felony case or a class 1 misdemeanor case;
         c. a trial date in a class 2 misdemeanor case; and
         d. a motion deadline or plea bargain deadline or both.

Source: SL 1994, ch 402 (Supreme Court Order), eff. Feb. 15, 1994.
CR TWO. ARRAIGNMENT

     At arraignment a judge may order the following:
         a. a discovery deadline;
         b. a dispositional conference;
         c. a motion deadline;
         d. a plea deadline;
         e. a trial date.

Source: SL 1994, ch 402 (Supreme Court Order), eff. Feb. 15, 1994; SL 1999, ch 274 (Supreme Court Order), eff. Aug. 25, 1998.
CR THREE. DISPOSITIONAL CONFERENCE

     The defendant, defendant's counsel and the prosecuting attorney must be present at a felony dispositional conference. The defendant need not be personally present at a misdemeanor dispositional conference unless ordered to appear by a judge or magistrate. If the defendant does not wish to appear at the misdemeanor dispositional conference, the defendant must, in writing, authorize defendant's attorney to be able to proceed and dispose of the case.
     The prosecuting attorney must reveal the prosecution evidence, including exculpatory evidence, to the defendant.
     The parties must discuss any plea bargain offer and if accepted, schedule a date for a guilty plea.

Source: SL 1994, ch 402 (Supreme Court Order), eff. Feb. 15, 1994; SL 1999, ch 274 (Supreme Court Order), eff. Aug. 25, 1998.
CR FOUR. Repealed by SL 1999, ch 274 (Supreme Court Order), eff. Aug. 25, 1998

CR FIVE. MOTION FOR DELAY

     A party requesting a delay must move in writing suggesting a new date and the number of days, if any, waived from the 180 day rule. The motion and order for delay shall be in the following format, to wit:

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA ) ss. IN CIRCUIT COURT
COUNTY OF MINNEHAHA ) SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA, CR._____________
Plaintiff, MOTION FOR DELAY and
vs. ORDER
__________________________________,


Defendant.
FILED BY: Prosecuting Attorney __________________________________
print name
     Defense Attorney ______________________________________
print name
DATE OF INITIAL APPEARANCE __________
CUSTODY STATUS: Jail Bail Recog.
NUMBER OF PRIOR REQUESTS: Prosecutor________ Defense_________________________
EVENT WITH DATE: Arr.____ Disp.Conf.____ Prel.Hear.____
Trial________________
Plea Barg. Deadline____
Other______________________________________________
REASONS FOR REQUESTED DELAY: Specify in detail:
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
DOES OTHER PARTY OBJECT? Yes ____ No ____ HAVE NOT ASKED
Pros. Attorney ______________ Defense Attorney ______________________
Defendant
______________________________________________________________________________
________________________(signature of requesting attorney) DATE
__________
NUMBER OF DAYS WAIVED FROM 180 DAY RULE ____________
SUGGESTED NEW DATE ______________________________________
GRANTED DENIED NEW DATE ________________
DATED ________________ ________________________________
JUDGE OR MAGISTRATE

Source: SL 1994, ch 402 (Supreme Court Order) eff. Feb. 15, 1994.

CR SIX. LIBRARY

     No one may remove a book from the library except to have copies made in the Courthouse.

Source: SL 1994, ch 402 (Supreme Court Order) eff. Feb. 15, 1994.

CR SEVEN. DRESS CODE

     Attorneys must dress appropriately when appearing in open court.

Source: SL 1994, ch 402 (Supreme Court Order) eff. Feb. 15, 1994.

CR EIGHT. DISPENSING POWER

     A judge or magistrate may dispense with a circuit criminal rule of practice as a matter of discretion.

Source: SL 1994, ch 402 (Supreme Court Order) eff. Feb. 15, 1994.

CR NINE. COURT APPOINTED ATTORNEYS


     In criminal cases, where the court appoints an attorney to be paid with public funds, the initial appointment is authorized for an amount not to exceed one thousand five hundred dollars. The court appointed attorney must obtain prior approval, by a motion and an order from the judge assigned to the case, to exceed the approved amount. A hearing on the motion need not be scheduled unless requested by the court.

Source: SL 1999, ch 274 (Supreme Court Order), eff. Aug. 25, 1998; Supreme Court Order eff. Aug. 5, 2010.

CR TEN. BRIEF TO BE FILED WITH MOTION

     A party who makes a motion requiring a hearing must serve a brief in support of the motion upon opposing parties and submit a copy to the judge. The brief should contain a statement of facts and the law upon which the party will rely, and the moving party's position.

Source: SL 1999, ch 274 (Supreme Court Order), eff. Aug. 25, 1998.


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