WAL-MART STORES, INC.,
) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) )Supreme Court case no. 94S00-0403-CQ-130
U.S. District Court., So. Dist., Indpls Div.
case no. 1:03-cv-1411-VSS/SEB
The respective sides in the federal action are each allowed a single main
brief and a single response brief. The plaintiffs briefs shall be bound
with blue covers; the defendants with red covers. Except to the extent
this order directs otherwise, the four briefs shall substantially conform to the provisions
of Appellate Rules 43 and 44. In addition, an appendix shall be
filed containing copies of documents from the federal court that the parties believe
are necessary or helpful for deciding the questions, including, as applicable, the items
listed in Appellate Rule 50. It is anticipated that the parties will
confer and agree on the material to be included in an appendix.
The cover of the appendix shall be blue and labeled Plaintiffs Appendix.
An original and five copies of each brief and appendix are to be
filed with our Clerk and single copies of any filings shall be served
on all counsel of record.
The two main briefs must be filed by May 3, 2004. These
briefs shall, to the extent reasonably practical, conform to the provisions of Appellate
Rule 46(A). The briefs may not exceed 8400 words, exclusive of the
items listed in Appellate Rule 44(C) and shall be accompanied by the verified
statement of word count referred to in Appellate Rule 44(F). The two
response briefs must be filed by May 25, 2004 . These briefs may
not exceed 2400 words exclusive of the items listed in Appellate Rule 44(C),
and shall be accompanied by the verified statement of word count referred to
in Appellate Rule 44(F). The appendix must be filed along with the
main briefs . Extensions of time will be granted only under extraordinary circumstances
and any motion seeking an extension of time must be made jointly by
The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this order to the
Hon. V. Sue Shields, United States Magistrate Judge; to the Office of the
Clerk of the U.S. District Court, 105 U.S. Courthouse, 46 East Ohio Street,
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204; to Morris L. Klapper; to George W. Parish, Jr.; to
Thomas L. Davis; to Eric A. Reigner; and to West Publishing for publication
in the reported decisions of this Court.
Done at Indianapolis, Indiana this26th day of March, 2004.
Randall T. Shepard
Chief Justice of Indiana