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sum′mary proceed′ing

a mode of trial authorized by statute to be held before a judge without the usual full hearing.
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Eustace's motive for this summary proceeding was much the same motive which animated his conduct toward you.
Tupman at this summary proceeding, great as it was, was immeasurably exceeded by the astonishment of the doctor.
The two individuals sanctioned for non-cooperation were sanctioned pursuant to a summary proceeding and not pursuant to settlement, and thus they did not consent to entry of any FINRA findings.
Except] for the summary proceeding and warrant of eviction, plaintiff's lease with defendant would still be in force and effect," the complaint says.
12) This process has the effect of a summary proceeding, which disposes of the award's confirmation in a prompt and efficient manner.
The court went on to state a summary proceeding "is an expedited process that starts with a trial court considering affidavits, pleadings, discovery, and stipulations submitted by the parties.
If they don't have merit, they are generally dismissed in a summary proceeding long before a jury could ever get a peek at them, and if, by some fluke, an outrageous award were to be given by a jury, a judge or an appellate court can always overturn such an award.
On July 3, 2003, the same Court of Appeals in the Netherlands held in favor of Medinol in a summary proceeding for a preliminary injunction regarding Cordis' BX Velocity stents.
If all of the original parties to the proceeding agree to the summary proceeding, the proceeding must be conducted within 30 days.
Joseph Grillo personally arrested a county employee, hauled him off to court, and adjudged him in contempt in a summary proceeding, all because the poor man followed his supervisor's direction to reject the judge's request for a plane ticket to Sacramento in order to lobby the legislature.
Harf reiterated that "the imposition of the death penalty for 529 defendants after a two-day summary proceeding cannot be reconciled with Egypt's obligations under international human rights law, and its implementation of these sentences would be unconscionable.