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(4) Failure to Appear at Oral Argument.

When a pro se litigant failed to appear at oral argument before the Rhode Island Supreme Court and subsequently filed a motion asking the Court to reschedule the argument, the Court denied the motion and decided the case on the memoranda that had been filed with the Court.  Francis v. Gallo, No. 2011-129-Appeal (R.I. Jan. 22, 2013).

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Nicole J. Benjamin

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