Rule 2139. Briefs on Appeals from the Superior or Commonwealth Courts.
On appeals from the Superior Court or the Commonwealth Court, appellants may prepare new briefs in the Supreme Court according to these rules, setting forth also the order allowing the appeal, or may utilize the briefs, if available, used in the appellate court below (changing the cover, however), and adding thereto the order allowing the appeal, the opinion and dissenting opinions, if any, of the appellate court below (if reported, stating where) and such additional argument as may be desired. Appellee may also prepare a new brief, or may utilize the one used in the appellate court below, if available, with such additional argument as may be desired.
Based on former Supreme Court Rule 49.
The provisions of this Rule 2139 adopted April 26, 1982, effective September 12, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1536.
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