(a) Contents of Appendix. The contents of an appendix are
limited to the materials set forth in FRAP 30(a)(1), except
that the appendix must also include the notice of appeal or
petition for review.
(b) Number of Paper Copies. In all cases, a party must
submit 3 paper copies
of its appendix.
(c) Deferred Appendix. If the parties stipulate, or if the
court on motion directs, the parties may file a deferred
appendix as provided in FRAP 30(c).
(d) Index for Separate Volume of Exhibits. When reproducing
exhibits in a separate volume, the index required by FRAP
30(e) must include a description of each exhibit sufficient to
inform the court of its nature; designation solely by exhibit
number or letter does not comply with this rule.
(e) Proceeding on the Original Record Without an Appendix.
(1) Authorized Classes of Cases. The procedure described in
FRAP 30(f) for hearing appeals on the original record
without requiring an appendix is authorized in the following
classes of cases: (A) proceedings conducted in forma
pauperis, (B) social security cases, and (C) immigration
cases listed in LR 34.2(a)(1).
(2) Materials to be Included in the Record. The appellant
must arrange to make part of the record all relevant
transcripts and, in social security cases, the certified
(3) Materials to be Attached to Appellant’s Brief. The
appellant must attach as an addendum to its principal brief
the orders, opinions, and judgments being appealed.
(f) Sanctions. This court may, after affording the attorney
notice and an opportunity to be heard, impose sanctions
against an attorney who unreasonably and vexatiously increases
litigation costs by including unnecessary material in the
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