Tag Archives: civil procedure

Judgment as a Matter of Law

A. ¬†Judgment as a Matter of Law The motion formerly known as “motion for a directed verdict.” Some state courts still call it that. 1. The moving party must specify: a. the judgment sought, and b. the facts and law on which it is entitled to the judgment. 2.¬†Standard: there must be no legally sufficient […]

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Federal Class Actions

  A. Prerequisites: Rule 23(a). All four requirements must be met. 1. The class is so numerous that joinder of all members is impracticable. 2. There are questions of law or fact common to the class. 3. The claims or defenses of the representative parties are typical of the claims or defenses of the class. […]

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