New First Circuit Rule

At long last, briefs need no longer be filed in wordperfect: 

Download 1st_circuit_w1038072.PDF

While the rule is ambiguous, my understanding is that it does not apply to the appendix – the court does not want a disc of that.  So we file the brief in hard copy, with a pdf on disc, and the pdf-disc rule applies to all filings longer than 10 pages other than the appendix.

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