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§ 2-211. Scheduling, argument, and submission.

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   (A) [Reserved.]

   (B) Methods of Submission on the Merits.

 

   (1) The notices referenced in § 2-111(B)(1) relating to the submission of an appeal without oral argument shall be sent through appellate E-Notice in instances where the party's attorney is registered for E-Notice.

   (2) [Reserved.]

   (3) The motion requesting that a case be advanced for oral argument referenced in § 2-111(B)(3) may be filed through appellate E-Filing in the format specified by § 2-200(E)(2). Where appellate E-Filing is used to file a motion requesting that a case be advanced, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service.

   (4) [Reserved.]

   (C) Proposed Call. The application for continuance of oral argument referenced in § 2-111(C) may be filed through appellate E-Filing in the format specified by § 2-200(E)(2). Where appellate E-Filing is used to file an application for continuance, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service. The proof of service automatically generated in appellate E-Service replaces the proof of service required by § 2-106(D). The requirement of § 2-106(D) for filing a copy shall not apply to an application for continuance of oral argument filed and served through appellate E-Filing and appellate E-Service.

   (D) Call. The application for continuance of oral argument referenced in § 2-111(D) may be filed through appellate E-Filing in the format specified by § 2-200(E)(2). Where appellate E-Filing is used to file an application for continuance, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service. The proof of service automatically generated in appellate E-Service replaces the proof of service required by § 2-106(D). The requirement of § 2-106(D) for filing a copy shall not apply to an application for continuance of oral argument filed and served through appellate E-Filing and appellate E-Service.

   (E) Oral Argument.

   (1) [Reserved.]

   (2) An application for additional time as set forth in § 2-111(E)(2) may be filed through appellate E-Filing in the format specified by § 2-200(E)(2). Where appellate E-Filing is used to file an application for additional time, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service. The proof of service automatically generated in appellate E-Service replaces the proof of service required by § 2-106(D). The requirement for filing a copy shall not apply to an application for additional time filed and served through appellate E-Filing and appellate E-Service.

   (3) Any attorney who is registered for appellate E-Notice shall receive notice of the court’s limit of oral argument through appellate E-Notice.

   (4) Any request by an amicus curiae for leave to present oral argument may be filed through appellate E-Filing in the format specified by § 2-200(E)(2). Where appellate E-Filing is used to file a request for leave to present oral argument, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service.

   (5) [Reserved.]

   (6) The election of the parties to waive oral argument referenced in § 2-111(E)(6) may be filed through appellate E-Filing in the format specified by § 2-200(E)(2). Where appellate E-Filing is used to file a waiver of oral argument, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service.

   (F) [Reserved.]

   (G) Bankruptcy.

   (1) The notice of pending bankruptcy proceedings by a party referenced in § 2-111(G)(1) and (2) may be filed by appellate E-Filing in the format specified by § 2-200(E)(2). Where appellate E-Filing is used to file a notice of pending bankruptcy proceedings, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service. Any notice required to be given by the Clerk of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals referenced in § 2-111(G)(1) shall be made through appellate E-Notice in instances where the party's attorney is registered for E-Notice.

   (2) If the Clerk of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals is unable to confirm the existence of a bankruptcy proceeding, the suggestion of bankruptcy as referenced in § 2-111(G)(2) may be filed through appellate E-Filing in the format specified by § 2-200(E)(2). Where appellate E-Filing is used to file a suggestion of bankruptcy, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service. A certified copy of the bankruptcy petition or copy of the caption sheet of the bankruptcy petition showing the case number, the names of the parties, and the filing stamp affixed by the clerk of the bankruptcy court may be filed through appellate E-Filing but shall not conform to § 2-200(E)(2).

   (3) The showing regarding relief from the automatic stay referenced in § 2-111(G)(3) may be filed through appellate E-Filing. Where appellate E-Filing is used to file a showing, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service. The showing shall be in accordance with §§ 2-106 and 2-206.

   (4) The certified copy of the bankruptcy compromise referenced in § 2-111(G)(4) may be filed through appellate E-Filing. Where appellate E-Filing is used to file a certified copy of bankruptcy compromise, service shall be made and proved through appellate E-Service. 

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