summary judgment

(redirected from Motion for summary judgment)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms.
Related to Motion for summary judgment: summary judgement
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.summary judgment - 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
judicial decision, judgment, judgement - (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The order denied defendant's motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint.
After the circuit court decided Riggert's first motion for summary judgment resolving the claims pleaded in his first amended complaint, the court allowed Riggert to amend the first amended complaint to plead a claim for denial of benefits under ERISA.
Defendant argued its motion to dismiss was actually a motion for summary judgment because it relied upon additional documents.
(17.) Nordstrom's Motion for Summary Judgment, supra note 15,
Following defendants' answers to the complaint Schiff filed a motion for summary judgment on April 14, 2011.
On February 16, 2007, the defendants tiled a motion for summary judgment on the grounds that Vivian had failed to establish, through expert proof that Dr.
GRMM filed a motion for summary judgment asking that the trial court rule as a matter of law that GRMM was entitled to the difference between the value of the original 11.692-acre parcel before the taking and after, and that the economic impact of relocation of the interchange amounted to a compensable taking under the US Constitution.
Michelow file a motion for summary judgment on Lauren's claims for fraudulent concealment and for punitive damages, which the trial court denied.
KBR alleged in a motion for summary judgment that the Defense Base Act (DBA) (2) provided the exclusive remedy for all of plaintiffs' claims.
The trial court granted the motion for summary judgment and the plaintiff appealed arguing that the trial court erred in granting the motion for summary judgment.
The court's decision allowed Mangosoft's motion for summary judgment of non-infringement, and denied as moot Mangosoft's motion for summary judgment with respect to the invalidity of the patent.