At the end of an opinion today, Judge Failla issued the following warning:
Before concluding, the Court pauses to express its dissatisfaction with the blatant circumvention of its briefing-length restrictions . . . The parties . . . are hereby warned that future attempts to evade the Court’s page limits, by relegating entire arguments to the footnotes, or by using other “creative” formatting devices, will not be taken kindly. Going forward, the parties would do well to seek the Court’s leave to enlarge page limits, rather than attempting to hide their unauthorized enlargements in plain sight.
Similar conduct was the subject of a sanctions order from Judge Marrero in April (see our coverage here).