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Rules of Appellate Procedure Appellate Procedure Rule 24.1: Divided vote on further appellate review

Effective Date: 01/01/1994
Updates: Adopted effective January 1, 1994


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Rules 24.1

If, following allowance of an application for further appellate review, the justices of the Supreme Judicial Court are equally divided in opinion, unless a majority of the participating justices decides otherwise, the court shall issue an order noting such equal division, the effect of which shall be the same as if the court had denied the application for further appellate review.



Updates: Adopted effective January 1, 1994


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