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Rule 1:
Definitions and Miscellaneous

When used in these rules the following terms shall have the following meaning:


(a) Applicant. The term "applicant" means a person applying for admission or a former practitioner applying for reinstatement after having been suspended or disbarred.


(b) Committee. The term "Committee" means the Court's Committee on Admission and Practice as provided for in Rule 2.


(c) The Panel. Generally, the term "the Panel" means a panel of three judges of the Court. The judges on a panel will be (1) those chosen at random by the Clerk, or (2) a standing panel if the Court decides to establish such a panel on a rotating or permanent basis. When a judge on such a panel is not available to continue to serve as a judge in a particular matter, the Clerk will replace that judge with another judge, selected at random from the Court.


(d) Mail. The terms "mail", "mailed", and "mailing" mean to send by certified mail (return-receipt- requested) via the U.S. Postal Service to the address most recently provided to the Court by a practitioner.


(e) Practitioner. The term "practitioner" means an attorney or non-attorney who has been admitted to practice under Rule 46(a) or (b) or permitted to appear under Rule 46(c) of the Court's Rules of Practice and Procedure.


(f) Practitioner Concerned. The term "practitioner concerned" means a practitioner who is being considered for admission or discipline under these rules. In Court orders regarding disciplinary proceedings under these rules, the practitioner concerned is referred to as "the respondent".


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