Rules of Practice and Procedure effective September 15, 2011 - page 32

(2) the Secretary shall serve and file a brief not later
than 60 days after service of the appellant's brief; and
(3) the appellant may serve and file a reply brief not
later than 14 days after service of the Secretary's brief.
Effect of Failure To File.
If a party fails to file a
brief within the time provided by this Rule or within the time
as extended, the Court, on its own initiative or on motion by a
party, may take appropriate action, to include dismissal of the
appeal or sanctions.
(a) Format.
Briefs, appendices, and other documents
shall be printed or typewritten. Pages shall be letter size (8 ½
by 11 inches), with margins at least one-inch wide from all
edges, and with type or print on only one side of the page.
Rule 6 (Protection of Privacy).
(b) Type; Spacing.
If a proportionally spaced
typeface is used, it shall be 13-point or larger. If a monospaced
typeface is used, it shall not contain more than 10½ characters
per inch. Text shall be double spaced (except that motions and
responses under Rule 27(c) (Motions for Procedural Orders)
may be single spaced). Quotations of 50 words or more must
be single spaced. Footnotes must be single spaced and must
conform to the typeface requirements. The parties may not use
photo reproduction that reduces print size smaller than the size
required by this subsection. This subsection does not apply to
pages of an appendix that are legible, unreduced photocopies of
A document addressed to the Court shall
contain a caption setting forth the name of the Court, the
Court's case number when assigned, the title of the case, and a
brief heading indicating the purpose of the document. Briefs
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