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THE

NORTHWESTERN REPORTER,

VOLUME 37,

CONTAINING

ALL THE DECISIONS OF THE SUPREME COURTS

OF

MINNESOTA, WISCONSIN, IOWA, MICHIGAN, NE-

BRASKA, AND DAKOTA.

APRIL 21-JUNE 2, 1888.

WITH TABLES OF NORTHWESTERN CASES PUBLISHED IN Vols. 61, MICHIGAS REPORTS ;

22, NEBRASKA; 69, WISCONSIN.

ST. PAUL:
WEST PUBLISHING CO.

1888.

Law Library

COPYRIGHT, 18SS.

WEST PUBLISHING COMPANY.

COURT RULES.

MICHIGAN.

RULE 34. In the argument of causes two counsel may be heard on each side. The time allowed for argument on each side shall not exceed one hour, unless by special permission of the court, on cause shown. Upon hearing of special motions, or orders to show cause, only one argument upon a side will be heard; and the time to be occupied in argument is limited to 15 minutes on a side, unless, by special leave of court, the time is extended. As amended May 3, 1888. The foregoing rule, as amended, is ordered to take effect June 5, 1888. RULE 59. Whenever any record in a case at law brought up on writ of error or case made is so prolix as to cause vexation by reason of the multiplicity of frivolous assignments, or by any other abuse, it shall be within the discretion of the court to grant such costs against the prevailing party, who is responsible for such abuse, as may offset in whole or in part the costs to which he would otherwise be entitled. A copy of the printed record in civil cases at law and in chancery, together with a printed copy of the brief, shall be served by the party bringing the case into this court upon the attorney or solicitor of the opposite party in the court below, if he have one,-if not, then upon the party,--at least 25 days before the first day of the term for which the cause is or shall be noticed for hearing or argument; and the attorney or solicitor of the opposite party shall serve a printed copy of his brief upon the attorney or solicitor of the other party within 20 days thereafter. Either party may print and serve upon the other party supplemental briefs at any time before the case is placed upon the call for hearing or argument. As amended May 3, 1888. The foregoing rule, as amended, is ordered to take effect July 1, 1888.

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