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  • n. The determination by a court that no factual issues are in dispute, and that the legal issues require the case to be decided in favor of one party or the other.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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


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