Groklaw: Summary Judgment Motions: Where the Rubber Hits the Road on Evidence Production
Sep 27, 2006, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."