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Rule 37. Printing, Copying and Style Requirements

(a) Printing. Except for records of trial and as otherwise provided by Rule 27 (a)(4), all pleadings or other papers relative to a case shall be typewritten and double-spaced, printed on one side only on white unglazed paper, 8.5 by 11 inches in size, securely fastened in the top left corner. All printed matter must appear in monospaced typeface, e.g., Courier or Courier New, using 12-point type with no more than ten and 1/2 characters per inch. Margins must be at least 1 inch on all four sides. Page numbers may be placed in the margin but no text may appear in the margin.
(b) Copying.
(1) Copies of typewritten pleadings and papers may include those produced by any process capable of producing a clearly legible black image on white paper, but shall not include ordinary carbon copies. If papers are filed in any other form, the Clerk shall require the substitution of new copies, but such substitution will not affect the filing date of the papers or pleadings involved. See Rule 36.
(2) An original and 7 legible copies of all pleadings or other papers relative to a case shall be filed. See Rule 35A concerning documents which contain classified information.
(c) Style.
(1) All pleadings presented to the Court shall, unless they are less than 5 pages in length, be preceded by a subject index of the matter contained therein, with page references, and a table of cases (alphabetically arranged with citations), textbooks, and statutes cited, with references to the pages where cited.
(2) Citations shall conform with the Uniform System of Citation.
(3) All references to the record of trial shall include page numbers or exhibit designations, as appropriate.
(4) No pleading or other paper filed with the Court shall incorporate by reference any material from any other source.

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