Resolution Urging Adoption of the Proposed Amendment to Pennsylvania Rule of Appellate Procedure 1925

WHEREAS, the Board of Governors adopted a resolution on June 29, 2006 supporting a proposed revision to Rule 1925 that was supported by the Appellate Courts Committee and also by the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Committee and the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Appellate Advocacy Committee;

WHEREAS, the Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court considered that proposal and recently published a recommendation for revision of Rule 1925 that embraced many of the proposal’s suggestions;

WHEREAS,the period for comment on the Rules Committee’s recommendation closes on October 31, 2006 and Appellate Courts Committee recommends to the Board of Governors that the Rules Committee’s recommendation be supported and its enactment encouraged.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Philadelphia Bar Association supports the adoption of the proposal of the Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee to amend Rule 1925 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure.

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chancellor is hereby authorized to communicate this position to the Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
ADOPTED: OCTOBER 26, 2006