If a counseled or pro se petitioner fails to file a form, brief, appendix, or document, or otherwise fails to act, by the date set in FRAP, a LR, or a Court order, that party will be deemed in default. The Court will issue an order that sets a firm dismissal date to occur if the default is not cured within a specified time frame. Once the case is dismissed, the Court will view a motion to reinstate unfavorably unless the Court finds that extraordinary reasons explain the default.
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Last modified at 12/21/2009