summary judgment summary judgment

Definition(s):

  • (n) a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law

Usage(s):

  1. Resolving the plaintiffs' Equal Protection claims is a sine qua non to any opinion purporting to affirm the grant of summary judgment.
  2. That NIE was one of the worst compendiums of unsupported summary judgment statements I've ever seen.
  3. Wright was ruling in response to presidential attorney Bob Bennett's motion for summary judgment.

News

  1. Appellate Court Grants Partial Summary Judgment In Favor Of Gobi, Oak

    Appellate Court Grants Partial Summary Judgment In Favor Of Gobi, Oak
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Appellate Court Holds VisionChina in Breach of Contract Granting Summary Judgment in Favor of Gobi and Oak

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court has granted partial summary judgment in favor of Gobi Partners and Oak Investment Partners in their breach ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Judge denies SFA’s motion for summary judgment in civil-rights lawsuit

    A U.S. District Court has denied Stephen F. Austin State University’s motion for summary judgment in Christian Cutler’s civil-rights lawsuit against the institution.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

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