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CASES ARGUED AND DETERMINED
CIRCUIT COURTS OF APPEALS AND CIRCUIT
RULES OF COURT.
UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS.
Rule 25, as amended February 27, 1894, reads as follows:
1. The plaintiff in error or appellant in this court shall be entitled to open and conclude the argument of the case. But when there are cross appeals they shall be argued together as one case, and the plaintiff in the court below shall be entitled to open and conclude the argument.
2. Only two counsel will be heard for each party on the argument
of a case.
3. One hour will be allowed for the plaintiff in error or appellant to open and present his case, and one hour will be allowed to the defendant in error or appellee to answer; thirty minutes will then be allowed to the plaintiff in error or appellant to reply. No more time will be allowed for argument without special leave of the court.
Ordered, that the following rule be adopted and published:
WRITS OF ERROR IN CRIMINAL CASES.
1. Writs of error to review criminal cases tried in any district or circuit court of the United States within this circuit, which may be reviewed under the provisions of the act of March 3, 1891, creating this court, and the act of congress amendatory thereof, approved January 20, 1897, may be allowed in term time or in vacation by the circuit justice assigned to this circuit, by either of the circuit judges, or by any district judge who presided on the trial, and the
1 For rule 25 originally adopted in the Fifth circuit, see 21 C. C. A. cxxiv., 78 Fed. cxxiv.
aforesaid, the circuit court or district court, before which the accused
Promulgated June 11, 1897.
[Form of Appearance Bond on Writ of Error in Criminal Cases.]
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