The record shall not be printed. No party may submit an appendix to its brief.
The parties shall have regard for the fact that the entire record is always available to the appellate court for reference or examination.
If the record includes a statement of the proceedings made pursuant to Rule 110.03 or an agreed statement made pursuant to Rule 110.04, the statement shall be included in the addendum prepared as prescribed by Rule 130.02.
(Amended effective for appeals taken on or after January 1, 1992; amended effective January 1, 1999, with correction by court dated November 9, 1998; amended effective January 1, 2009; amended effective July 1, 2014.)
(a) Contents. Appellant must prepare an addendum and file it with the opening brief or petition, and if filed electronically, the addendum must be submitted as a separate document from the brief or petition. The addendum must include:
(1) a table of contents identifying each document included in the Addendum, including the Document Index Number from the Register of Actions, if available;
(2) a copy of any order, judgment, findings, or trial court memorandum in the action directly relating to or affecting the issues on appeal;
(3) any agreed statement of the record; and
(4) if the constitutionality of a statute is challenged, proof of compliance with Rule 144.
Unpublished decisions, if cited, shall not be included in the addendum, unless those opinions are not generally available in online databases or from Minnesota law libraries, but may be, if required or desired, provided to other parties by alternate means.
(b) Length. The addendum must not exceed 50 pages excluding:
(1) the orders and judgments or other materials required by section (a) of this rule;
(2) documents included pursuant to Rule 128.04; and
(3) unpublished decisions if permitted under section (a) of this rule.
(c) Respondent's Addendum. The respondent's brief or response to a petition may include an addendum not to exceed 50 pages, which must be filed with the brief, and if filed electronically, the addendum must be submitted as a separate document from the brief or petition. If the addendum filed by the appellant omits any material required by section (a) of this rule or pursuant to Rule 128.04, the respondent may include it in the respondent's addendum in addition to the 50 pages otherwise allowed.
(d) Other Addenda. Any addendum required other than with a formal brief shall also comply with the requirements of this rule.
(e) Non-Duplication. A party may not include an addendum any material included in any other party's previously filed addendum.
(Amended effective for appeals taken on or after January 1, 1992; amended effective July 1, 2014; amended effective July 1, 2016; amended effective September 1, 2019.)