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Rule 498. Argument
In the argument of cases in the Supreme Court each side may be allowed thirty minutes in the argument at the bar, with fifteen minutes more in conclusion by the petitioner. In cases of very great importance, involving difficult questions, the time allotted herein may be extended by the court, provided application therefor is made before argument begins. Not more than two counsel on each side will be heard, except on leave of the court.
Source: Texas Rule 16 (for Supreme Court) in part, unchanged.
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.
Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984
Repealed by order of April 10, 1986, eff. Sept. 1, 1986.