MICHAEL K. RANDOLPH, PRESIDING JUSTICE
matter is before the en banc Court on the Court's own
due consideration, we find that Rule 11 of the Mississippi
Rules of Appellate Procedure should be amended to allow trial
court clerks to transfer exhibits electronically.
THEREFORE ORDERED that Rule 11 of the Mississippi Rules of
Appellate Procedure is amended as set forth in the attached
Exhibit A. The amendments will be effective October 2, 2017.
FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court must spread this
order upon the minutes of the Court and forward a certified
copy to West Publishing Company for publication in the
advance sheets of Southern Reporter, Third
Series (Mississippi Edition), and in the next edition of
the Mississippi Rules of Court.
ORDERED, this the 30th day of August, 2017.
11. COMPLETION AND TRANSMISSION OF THE RECORD
. . .
Duty of Trial Court Clerk to Prepare and Transmit
Clerk's Preparation of Record. Upon the
appellant's compliance with subparagraph (b)(1) and
service of the designation required by Rule 10(b)(1), the
trial court clerk shall assemble the record as follows: i.
(a) Conventional. A certified copy of the docket
entries prepared by the clerk of the trial court shall be
followed by a legible photocopy of any papers filed with the
clerk and designated by the parties and a cost bill for the
preparation of the record indicating costs for the trial
court clerk and court reporter and the Supreme Court filing
fee. Within 30 days, the clerk shall assemble the papers in
the order of filing, number each page consecutively at the
bottom, and transmit a list of the papers correspondingly
numbered and identified with reasonable definiteness. All
jury instructions shall be placed in the record with court
instructions first, instructions given to plaintiff second,
instructions refused plaintiff third, instructions given to
defendant fourth, and instructions refused defendant fifth.
The trial court clerk shall separate the clerk's papers
into volumes of no more than 150 pages for fastening. The
clerk shall fasten the clerk's papers on the top and
provide suitable covers for each volume. Each volume of
clerk's papers shall be bound in a brown binder and the
outside of each ...