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Wisconsin Briefs - Brief Types

APP

Appellant's brief

PET

Petitioner's brief (Supreme Court only)

RES

Respondent's brief

REP

Reply brief

AC

Amicus Curiae brief

GAL

Guardian Ad Litem brief

APDX

Used after APP, RES, REP, AC, or GAL to signify an Appendix

SUPP

Supplemental brief (For example, SUPP APP is Supplemental Appellant's brief)

CROSS

Cross Appellant's brief or Cross Respondent's brief or a combination
(For example, CROSS RES APDX is Cross Respondent's Appendix brief. )

Note: Indexing the briefs is sometimes subjective so use the designations to assist you in locating briefs. However, if you are unsure of which brief you are looking for simply open up each record within a particular docket number until you find the brief you need.

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