United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Federal and Local Rules of Appellate Procedure
April 8, 2015
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Rule 2. Suspension of Rules

Rule 2. Suspension of Rules
On its own or a party’s motion, a court of appeals may — to expedite its decision or for other good cause — suspend any provision of these rules in a particular case and order proceedings as it directs, except as otherwise provided in Rule 26(b).