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2021 California Rules of Court

Rule 8.886. Submission of the cause

(a) When the cause is submitted

(1)  Except as provided in (2), a cause is submitted when the court has heard oral argument or approved its waiver and the time has expired to file all briefs and papers, including any supplemental brief permitted by the court. The appellate division may order the cause submitted at an earlier time if the parties so stipulate.

(2)  For appeals that raise no arguable issues under People v. Wende (1979) 25 Cal.3d 436, the cause is submitted when the time has expired to file all briefs and papers, including any supplemental brief permitted by the court.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2020)

(b) Vacating submission

The court may vacate submission only by an order stating its reasons and setting a timetable for resubmission.

Rule 8.886 amended effective January 1, 2020; adopted effective January 1, 2009.

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