Rule 35. Petition for rehearing.

(a) Petition for rehearing permitted. A rehearing will not be granted in the absence of a petition for rehearing. A petition for rehearing may be filed only in cases in which the court has issued an opinion, memorandum decision, or per curiam decision. No other petitions for rehearing will be considered.  

(b) Time for filing. A petition for rehearing may be filed with the clerk within 14 days after issuance of the opinion, memorandum decision, or per curiam decision of the court, unless the time is shortened or enlarged by order.

(c) Contents of petition. The petition shall state with particularity the points of law or fact which the petitioner claims the court has overlooked or misapprehended and shall contain such argument in support of the petition as the petitioner desires. Counsel for petitioner must certify that the petition is presented in good faith and not for delay.

(d) Oral argument. Oral argument in support of the petition will not be permitted.

(e) Response. No response to a petition for rehearing will be received unless requested by the court. Any response shall be filed within 14 days after the entry of the order requesting the response, unless otherwise ordered by the court. A petition for rehearing will not be granted in the absence of a request for a response.

(f) Form of petition. The petition shall be in a form prescribed by Rule 27 and shall include a copy of the decision to which it is directed.

(g) Number of copies to be filed and served. An original and 6 copies shall be filed with the court. Two copies shall be served on counsel for each party separately represented.

(h) Length. Except by order of the court, a petition for rehearing and any response requested by the court shall not exceed 15 pages.

(i) Color of cover. The cover of a petition for rehearing shall be tan; that of any response to a petition for rehearing filed by a party, white; and that of any response filed by an amicus curiae, green. All brief covers shall be of heavy cover stock. There shall be adequate contrast between the printing and the color of the cover.

(j) Action by court if granted. If a petition for rehearing is granted, the court may make a final disposition of the cause without reargument, or may restore it to the calendar for reargument or resubmission, or may make such other orders as are deemed appropriate under the circumstances of the particular case.

(k) Untimely or consecutive petitions. Petitions for rehearing that are not timely presented under this rule and consecutive petitions for rehearing will not be received by the clerk.

(l) Amicus curiae. An amicus curiae may not file a petition for rehearing but may file a response to a petition if the court has requested a response under paragraph (e) of this rule.