(a) Waiver of argument. See RALJ 8.4.
(b) Conduct of hearing. At the appeal hearing, the court will permit oral argument of ten minutes per side. The first party to file a notice of appeal is entitled to open and conclude oral argument, unless otherwise ordered by the Court. A respondent who has not served and filed a brief seven days in advance of the scheduled hearing date will not be permitted to make oral argument.
(c) Courtesy copy of brief. Each of the parties shall deliver a courtesy copy of its brief to the assigned Judge no later than five days before the argument. The courtesy copy of the brief shall be marked on the upper right corner of the first page with the date of the argument and the name of the judge.
[Amended effective September 1, 1987; June 1, 2009; September 8, 2009.]