A few entries ago, regarding the new appellate rules, in discussing the changes relating to the appendix, we noted that with the new rules, the Maine SJC warned folks to make sure that their appendices followed the Rule 8. (New rules) We’ve also blogged before on the Court’s frustration with appendices not put in the right order, containing duplication, etc. (Do you want your appendix ripped out? A caveat; The Eight Percent Solution; Report from the Appellate Seminar) Now the Court has dismissed an appeal on the basis that the appendix did not put the documents in the right order. Hall v. Camden Hills Farm By the Sea, LLC, 2017 ME 150.
The appellant filed its brief and appendix, and the appellee moved to dismiss, saying the brief had defects and the appendix was not in the right order and also included documents