These local rules (LRs) and internal operating procedures (IOPs) are adopted in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 2071 and Rule 47 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP). To the extent practical, LRs and IOPs are numbered and titled to correspond to FRAP. When there is no FRAP counterpart: (1) an LR is numbered to correspond to FRAP 47, and (2) an IOP is lettered A, B, C, etc., and is located at the end of the LRs. In addition, counsel and parties should consult the court's instructions and practice guidelines available from the clerk's office and on the court's website.
Last modified at 1/11/2012