Rules of Practice and Procedure effective September 15, 2011 - page 52

(j) Noncompliant Submissions.
Except where return
of a document is required by these Rules for a specific reason
Rules 5(d) (Stay of Appellate Proceedings–Combined
Motions Prohibited), 24 (Waiver of Filing Fee), 26(d)
(Computation and Extension of Time–Combined Motions
Prohibited), 27(e) (Prohibited Nondispositive Motions) and
28(g) (Motions Prohibited)), if the Court receives any
document that does not conform to these Rules, the Clerk will
receive, but not file, the submission; however, if it is a
jurisdiction-conferring document, it will be filed
notwithstanding any other provision of these Rules. In every
case, the Clerk will promptly notify the party of the defect(s) to
be corrected and may, in accordance with guidance from the
Court, stay proceedings for a reasonable time in order to permit
submission of a conforming document. Failure to submit such
conforming document in a timely manner may result in the
dismissal of the matter.
(a) Practice Before the Court.
Admission of attorneys to bar of Court.
(A) General. A person of good moral character
and repute who has been admitted to practice in the
Supreme Court of the United States, or the highest court
of any state, the District of Columbia, or a United States
territory or commonwealth within the meaning of 48
U.S.C. § 1904(e)(5), and is in good standing therein,
may be admitted to the bar of the Court upon
Rules of Admission and Practice.
(B) Active Status. Practice before the Court
requires an attorney to maintain active status in good
standing in the highest court of any state, the District of
Columbia, or a United States territory or
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