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8. Briefs

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   Briefs shall be typed on paper 8½ inches wide and 11 inches long.
 
   The original brief shall be delivered to the Judge rather than filed with the clerk. A copy shall be served on opposing counsel and any unrepresented parties. Service by first class U.S. mail shall be sufficient. Briefs shall contain a certificate of service indicating the time and manner of service.
 
   Citation to authorities shall conform to generally accepted standards of citation. Citation of Nebraska cases shall include both Nebraska Reports and Northwestern Reporter citations.
 
   The court may require briefs whenever briefs would be helpful to the court and may set a timetable. In the absence of a specific court order, a party receiving a brief may file a response within 14 days.
 
Adopted effective January 22, 2000.

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