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(a) Citation Permitted. A court may not prohibit or restrict the citation of federal judicial opinions, orders, judgments, or other written dispositions that have been:
(i) designated as ‘‘unpublished,’’ ‘‘not for publication,’’ ‘‘nonprecedential,’’ ‘‘not precedent,’’ or the like; and
(ii) issued on or after January 1, 2007.
(b) Copies Required. If a party cites a federal judicial opinion, order, judgment, or other written disposition that is not available in a publicly accessible electronic database, the party must file and serve a copy of that opinion, order, judgment, or disposition with the brief or other paper in which it is cited. (As added Apr. 12, 2006, eff. Dec. 1, 2006.)