RULES OF COURT
STATE SUPREME COURT
[June 9, 2022]
IN THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO RAP 10.8—ADDITIONAL AUTHORITIES
The Washington State Court of Appeals Rules Committee, having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments to RAP 10.8—Additional Authorities, and the Court having considered the proposed amendments, and having determined that the proposed amendments will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice;
Now, therefore, it is hereby
(a) That the proposed amendments as shown below are adopted.
(b) That the proposed amendments will be published in the Washington Reports and will become effective September 1, 2022.
dated at Olympia, Washington this 9th day of June, 2022.
Gordon McCloud, J.
(a) Generally. A party or amicus curiae may file a statement of additional authorities. The statement should not contain argument, but should identify the issue for which each authority is offered. The additional authorities must relate to a point made in the briefing or at oral argument.
(b) Contents. The statement must include argument explaining the reasons for the additional authorities and must include a pinpoint citation either to the pertinent page of the brief or to a point argued orally. The body of the statement must not exceed 350 words (word processing software) or one page (typewritten or handwritten). The statement of additional authorities shall be accompanied by a certificate of compliance as set forth in RAP 18.17(b).
(c) Response. Any response to the statement of additional authorities must be filed within seven days after the statement is filed and also must be limited to 350 words (word processing software) or one page (typewritten or handwritten). The response shall be accompanied by a certificate of compliance as set forth in RAP 18.17(b).