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See also Stanard v. Nygren, 658 F.3d 792, 798, 801-02 (7th Cir. 2011) (ordering the attorney to show cause within 21 days why he should not be removed or suspended from the bar or otherwise disciplined under Rule 46(b) or (c) of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure for relying on "irrelevant, conclusory, and often incoherent arguments" in a brief that cited 81 irrelevant cases, where "rampant grammatical, syntactical, and typographical errors contributed to an overall sense of unintelligibility.").
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