Rule 9023-2 Post-Trial Motions.

(a)     Post-Trial Motions to be Written.  All motions after trial must be written and must contain a certification by counsel for the movant that he or she has sought concurrence in the motion from each party and that it has been either given or denied. In accordance with the procedures set forth in the Miscellaneous Order 5:05-mp-50007 and the Administrative Procedures available on the court’s website (www.pamb.uscourts.gov), every motion must be accompanied by a proposed order. (See L.B.R. 9013-1(b)).

(b)     Documents Supporting Post-Trial Motions.  When allegations of fact not of record are relied upon in support of a motion, all pertinent affidavits, transcripts of depositions, and other documents must accompany the motion whenever practicable. In any event, such supporting documents must be filed within fourteen (14) days after the motion has been filed, unless otherwise ordered by the court. Affidavits in support of a motion for new trial must be served with the motion as required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 59(c).

(c)     Grounds. Post-trial motions must state with particularity any trial errors alleged as grounds for relief.

(d)     Post-Trial Brief of Moving Party.  The brief of the moving party must be filed within fourteen (14) days after the filing of the motion, unless, upon motion and for good cause shown, the court directs otherwise. If a supporting legal brief is not filed within the time provided, the motion may be deemed to be withdrawn.

(e)     Post-Trial Brief of Respondent.  The brief of the respondent must be filed within fourteen (14) days after service of the brief of the moving party, unless, upon motion and for good cause shown, the court directs otherwise. If a responsive legal brief is not filed within the time provided herein, the respondent may be deemed not to oppose such motion.

(f)     After-Discovered Evidence.  A motion for a new trial on the ground of after-discovered evidence must, in addition to all other requirements, be accompanied by the affidavits of the witnesses relied upon, stating the substance of their testimony and the reasons why it could not have been introduced at trial.

(g)     Disposal of Post-Trial Motions.  Notwithstanding the deadlines set forth in this rule, the court may summarily dispose of post-trial motions at any time during their pendency.

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Part IX - General Provisions