Briefs and appendices must be reproduced by any method that produces a permanent, legible, black image on white paper. Paper must be of a quality approved by the chief administrator of the courts. (CPLR 5529(a)(1))
Briefs and appendices must be on white paper eleven inches along the bound edge by eight and one-half inches. (CPLR 5529(a)(2))
An appellate court may by rule prescribe the size of margins and type of briefs and appendices and the line spacing and the length of briefs. (CPLR 5529(a)(3))
Numbering of Briefs and Appendices.
Pages of briefs shall be numbered consecutively. Pages of appendices shall be separately numbered consecutively, each number preceded by the letter A. (CPLR 5529(b))
Page headings of the Appendix.
The subject matter of each page of the appendix shall be stated at the top thereof, except that in the case of papers other than testimony, the subject matter of the paper may be stated at the top of the first page of each paper, together with the page numbers of the first and last pages thereof. In the case of testimony, the name of the witness, by whom he was called and whether the testimony is direct, cross, redirect or recross examination shall be stated at the top of each page. (CPLR 5529(c))
Asterisks or other appropriate means shall be used to indicate omissions in quoted excerpts. Reference shall be made to the source of the excerpts quoted. Where an excerpt in the appendix is testimony of a witness quoted from the record the beginning of each page of the transcript shall be indicated by parenthetical insertion of the transcript page number. (CPLR 5529(d))
Citations of decisions.
New York decisions shall be cited from the official reports, if any. All other decisions shall be cited from the official reports, if any, and also from the National Reporter System if they are there reported. Decisions not reported officially or in the National Reporter System shall be cited from the most available source. (CPLR 5529(e))
Questions and answers.
The answer to a question in the appendix shall not begin a new paragraph. (CPLR 5529(f))