a judgment that is entered without the necessity of jury trial, as one based on affidavits that convince the court that there is no arguable issue: The creditor filed a motion for summary judgment against the debtor.
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How to use summary judgment in a sentence
The companies sought a jury trial, but Judge Vince Chhabria yesterday granted Cloudflare's motion for summary judgment in a ruling in US District Court for the Northern District of California.Cloudflare doesn’t have to cut off copyright-infringing websites, judge rules | Jon Brodkin | October 7, 2021 | Ars Technica
Although it's a partial summary judgment, the ruling by a federal judge rejects Locast's primary defense against claims of copyright infringement.Locast’s free TV service shuts down after losing copyright ruling [Updated] | Jon Brodkin | September 2, 2021 | Ars Technica
The motion filed by Eller’s attorneys calls on the court to rule against the school system’s motion for summary judgment.Trans teacher, P.G. County schools face off in discrimination lawsuit | Lou Chibbaro Jr. | May 4, 2021 | Washington Blade
Late Wednesday, the Justice Department asked for a two-week extension, until March 3, to respond to Open Society’s request for a summary judgment.Release of intelligence report on Khashoggi killing could push already strained U.S.-Saudi relations to new lows | Karen DeYoung | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Retribution was fast setting in, and summary judgment had overtaken them in a number of places.
An obligee of a common money bond can, since the date of the Judicature Act, obtain summary judgment under O. xiv.
He will execute summary judgment upon His enemies, and take to Himself His great power and reign.The Lord's Coming | C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
Here, after a summary judgment, he was shot at night in the moat behind the guardhouse.Royal Palaces and Parks of France | Milburg Francisco Mansfield
By the ninth of July the affair was sufficiently advanced for a "summary judgment."History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain. | William H. Prescott