Translation: from english

motion for summary judgment

  • 1 motion for summary judgment

    motion for summary judgment Antrag m auf ein Urteil im abgekürzten Verfahren

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    "Legal Lexicon":
    MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT - A request made by the defendant in a civil case. Asserts that the plaintiff has raised no genuine issue to be tried and asks the judge to rule in favor of the defense. Typically made before the trial.
    "Each element must be supported in the same way as any other matter on which the plaintiff bears the burden of proof, i.e., with the manner and degree of evidence required at the successive stages of the litigation." Id. In order to defeat a summary judgment motion, the nonmoving party may not simply rely on his pleadings but must present some evidence on every material issue for which he will bear the burden of proof at trial. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett, 477 U.S. 317, 324 (1986).

    English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典) > Motion For Summary Judgment

  • 4 motion, for, summary, judgment

    motion f en vue d'obtenir un jugement sommaire

    English-French legislative terms > motion, for, summary, judgment

  • 5 motion for summary judgment

    "Nolo Everybody's Legal Dictionary":
    See summary judgment.
    See Topic: Lawsuits & Mediation

    English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典) > motion for summary judgment

  • 6 motion for a summary judgment

    "LAW.COM Dictionary":
    n. a written request for a judgment in the moving party's favor before a lawsuit goes to trial and based on testimony recorded outside court, affidavits (declarations under penalty of perjury), depositions, admissions of fact and/or answers to written interrogatories, claiming that all factual and legal issues can be decided in the moving party's favor. These alleged facts are accompanied by a written legal brief (points and authorities) in support of the motion. The opposing party needs to show by affidavits, written declarations or points and authorities (written legal argument in support of the motion) that there are "triable issues of fact" and/or of law by points and authorities. If there are any triable issues the motion must be denied and the case can go to trial. Sometimes, if there are several claims (causes of action) such a motion may cause the judge to find (decide) that some causes of action can be decided under the motion, leaving fewer matters actually to be tried. The paper- work on both sides is complex, burdensome and in many states, based on strict procedures.
    See also: motion

    English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典) > motion for a summary judgment

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