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Groklaw: Summary Judgment Motions: Where the Rubber Hits the Road on Evidence Production

Sep 27, 2006, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Pam, as you are writing about the flood of dispositive motions just filed, you might consider prominently linking to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Rules of Evidence in each article so folks have them handy. They should lead to further discussion of the issues involved; at least some readers will be checking rules cited in the briefs. (As to the Rules of Evidence, recall that a motion for summary judgment must be opposed with evidence that would be admissible at trial. There undoubtedly will be resort to the Rules of Evidence in the briefs.

"It might also be good to remind folks of a few key points about the summary judgment process..."

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