Boards and Commissions

The Supreme Court is responsible for a variety of matters involving rule making and oversight of the administration of justice in Montana. These needs and obligations are met, in part, through various Boards and Commissions. These groups include the Sentence Review Division, Commission on Practice, Commission on Courts of Limited Jurisdiction, Judicial Standards Commission, Commission on Unauthorized Practice, Commission on Self-Represented Litigants, Public Defenders Commission, and Gender Fairness Commission.

The Supreme Court also has established other Commissions and Committees including the Board of Bar Examiners, Commission on Character and Fitness, Commission on Rules of Evidence, Commission on Civil Jury Instruction Guidelines, Commission on Criminal Jury Instructions, Commission on Continuing Legal Education, and the Task Force on Equal Justice.