Is less really more?

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, how many words is a page of written advocacy worth? The answer appears to be somewhere between 250 and 280 — depending on who you ask — and the difference is at the center of a debate over proposed revisions to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.The story begins in 1998 when Rule 32 abandoned page limits on most computer-generated briefs for …

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