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brief

(bref) [Fr. bref fr L. brevis, short, brief, a catalogue]
1. A condensed legal argument in legal format and style.
2. A written or spoken summary of an important or complex topic; an abstract.
3. To make a written or spoken summary of.
4. To conduct a short session of instruction or preparation for a person, crew, or staff on how to accomplish an upcoming operation.
See: debrief
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31(a) (setting a deadline of 30 days to oppose appellant's opening brief, but just 21 days to reply to appellee's opposition brief).
* On October 5, 2018, the IADC filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of Utah in Dale Burningham and Lana Burningham v.
Because Vermillion's brief did not comply with the rules, my order striking it stands.
Earlier, parliamentarians were briefed in an in-camera session held at Parliament House on Feb 27, the day the Pakistan Air Force shot down two Indian fighter jets.
The audio Brief is available as a Flash Briefing on Echo devices.
The Minister of Privatization briefed the Committee regarding the implementation status of previous recommendations of the meetings held on 28th February, 2018.
Senate Majority Leader Vicente 'Tito' Sotto III and Senator Gringo Honasan, chair of the Senate committee on national defense and security, confirmed that security officials would brief the senators on the martial law extension.
Because many commentators have noticed the success of the Office of the Solicitor General in Supreme Court litigation, we control for whether the Solicitor General filed a brief on behalf of the petitioner or respondent.
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Keep a Nature of the Case Statement ("Introduction") Very Brief. If the statement of the case and facts begins with an introduction about the nature of the case, the introduction should be limited to a very brief, non-argumentative statement about the case and the issue or issues presented on appeal.
The brief also highlighted Rhode Island's approach to reducing the overdose rate, which includes rapid access to addiction and recovery counseling services, a statewide prescription drug monitoring program and increasing access to naloxone, a drug that can be used to reverse the effects of an overdose.
In addition to briefs on jurisdiction under rule 9.120(d), the only briefs permitted to be filed by the parties in any one proceeding are the initial brief, the answer brief, a reply brief, and a cross-reply brief.

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