Definitions

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  • n. The party who moves for the judge to rule in favor of a motion.

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Examples

  • Upon information and belief, this Motion to Quash the production of information sought under section 1 of the subpoena duces tecum deserves the highest deference, because in addition to being unduly burdensome and unfair, movant is not a party to the underlying litigation, nor has he been accused of any wrongdoing.

    Waldo Jaquith - Motion to Quash in Garrett v. Better Publications.

  • Upon information and belief, the subpoena has been served on movant as an exercise in intimidation and retaliation for publishing opinions about this litigation, and seeking to send a message that anybody else who expresses opinions publicly about this case can expect to receive a similar subpoena.

    Waldo Jaquith - Motion to Quash in Garrett v. Better Publications.

  • Although Complainant has not sued the anonymous speakers, movant believes that Complainant is trying to obtain their identities in order to proceed against them for their speech, and Complainant should not be able to evade the strictures of the statute by not (yet) identifying the anonymous speakers as defendants.

    Waldo Jaquith - Motion to Quash in Garrett v. Better Publications.

  • Judge Schiller concluded his ruling: "With arguments hard to resist, the movant correctly insists, his joinder was tardy, and so the third party, complaint is hereby dismissed."

    Court Jesting: These Sentences Don't Get Judged Too Harshly

  • If 60 days have elapsed after a motion has been finally submitted or oral argument held, whichever was later, and no decision has been issued by the court, counsel for the movant shall send a letter to the court alerting it to this fact with copies to all parties to the motion.

    UPDATE: New NY 60 Day Motion Rule

  • If 60 days have elapsed after a motion has been finally submitted or oral argument held, whichever is later, an no decision has been issued by the court, counsel for the movant shall send the court a letter alerting it to this fact with copies to all parties to the motion.

    New 60 Day Motion Rule in NY

  • The movant does not include an affidavit or declaration required by Fed.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • On June 10th, and “evolution Cobb County” email alert by Google informed this movant of an amicus-curiae submitted by the Anti-Deformation League, in support of the Appellees.

    If You Litigate, They Will Come. - The Panda's Thumb

  • Then learning what a amicus brief was, this movant used information obtained on the internet to formulate a brief to submit to the Court of Appeals.

    If You Litigate, They Will Come. - The Panda's Thumb

  • Since the date that the decision of the District Court was made known, both the defendant and counsel have refused to communicate with the movant, not giving him any information concerning trial dates and proceedings.

    If You Litigate, They Will Come. - The Panda's Thumb

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