|1997 Rules of Appellate Procedure|
|Rule 66||Rule 67||Rule 68||Rule 69||Rule 70|
|Rule 71||Rule 72||Rule 73||Rule 74||Rule 75||Rule 76||Rule 77||Rule 78||Rule 79|
RULE 70. BRIEF ON THE MERITS
70.1 Initial Brief. If review is granted, the petitioner or, if there was no petition, the party who lost in the court of appeals must file a brief within 30 days after review is granted.
70.2 Reply Brief. The opposing party must file a brief within 30 days after the petitioner's brief is filed.
70.3 Brief Contents and Form. Briefs must comply with the requirements of Rule 38, except that they need not contain the appendix (Rule 38.1(j)). Copies must be served as required by Rule 68.11.
70.4 Other Briefs. The Court of Criminal Appeals may direct that a party file a brief, or an additional brief, in a particular case.
Notes and Comments
Comment to 1997 change: This is former Rule 203. The rule is amended without substantive change.
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