A decide’s standing orders usually embrace varied directions to attorneys about procedural issues; here is an merchandise from p. 4 of the 10-page standing orders from Decide Ana Reyes, newly appointed to the U.S. District Courtroom for the District of Columbia; I embrace among the previous materials for context:
f. Pre-Movement Convention. If a celebration needs to file a dispositive movement, it should request that the Courtroom schedule a pre-motion convention. To so request, the shifting celebration shall submit a brief discover through ECF, to not exceed six double-spaced pages in size, setting forth the idea for the anticipated movement, together with the authorized requirements and the claims at subject. Different events shall reply by submitting, inside one week, a doc of comparable size setting forth their anticipated responses to the proposed movement. The Courtroom will overview and focus on with counsel any anticipated abstract judgment motions on the premotion convention. This requirement shall not apply to incarcerated professional se litigants.
g. Oral Argument.
i. A celebration could embrace a request for oral argument in its movement, opposition, or reply papers and, if this request is granted, counsel will likely be suggested of the argument date. See LCvR 7(f). See supra ⁋ 6(d) for additional info regarding oral argument.
ii. The Courtroom understands that, for causes passing understanding, not all counsel are followers of the Boston Crimson Sox. Counsel ought to be conscious, nonetheless, that the Courtroom could reference key moments in Crimson Sox historical past throughout oral argument. References could embrace: (a) Dave Roberts’s steal; (b) Carlton Fisk’s walk-off homerun; (c) Ted Williams’s closing at-bat; and, inter alia, (d) David Ortiz’s “that is our [bleep] metropolis” speech. Any reference to Recreation 6 of the 1986 World Sequence is strictly prohibited….
Due to Arthur Spitzer for the pointer.