7 CFR 1.659 - What are the requirements for post-hearing briefs?
(3) The ALJ may limit the length of the briefs to be filed under this section.
(1) An initial brief must include:
(i) A concise statement of the case;
(iii) Arguments in support of the party's position; and
(iv) Any other matter required by the ALJ.
(1) An exhibit admitted in evidence or marked for identification in the record may not be reproduced in the brief.
(i) Such an exhibit may be reproduced, within reasonable limits, in an appendix to the brief.
(ii) Any pertinent analysis of an exhibit may be included in a brief.
(2) If a brief exceeds 20 pages, it must contain:
(i) A table of contents and of points made, with page references; and
(ii) An alphabetical list of citations to legal authority, with page references.