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RULE 216
NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT

(a) Preliminary List.

(1) When Mailed. Not later than forty (40) days prior to the commencement of any term of court, the clerk of the appellate court shall mail to the parties or their counsel a list of all cases which may be reached for hearing at the term.

(2) Scheduling Conflicts. Upon receipt of the preliminary list, counsel shall immediately notify the clerk of the appellate court in writing of any anticipated conflict which may prevent his appearance, with copies to all parties on appeal.

(b) Roster.

(1) When Mailed. Not later than fifteen days prior to the commencement of any term of Court, the clerk of the appellate court shall mail to the parties or their counsel a roster showing the dates fixed for the hearing of the cases in which oral argument will be heard.

(2) Continuances. Once a case is placed on the roster, it shall not be continued except by order of the appellate court or the Chief Judge or Chief Justice thereof.