motion for judgment on the pleadings
motion for judgment on the pleadings see motion

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • judgment on the pleadings — A judgment rendered on motion:–in favor of the defendant for failure of the plaintiff to state a good cause of action in his complaint declaration, or petition; in favor of the plaintiff where the defendant fails to state in his answer a defense… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • motion — mo·tion 1 n [Anglo French, from Latin motion motio movement, from movēre to move] 1: a proposal for action; esp: a formal proposal made in a legislative assembly made a motion to refer the bill to committee 2 a: an application made to a court or… …   Law dictionary

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary

  • Motion (legal) — For other uses, see Motion (disambiguation). In law, a motion is a procedural device to bring a limited, contested issue before a court for decision. A motion may be thought of as a request to the judge (or judges) to make a decision about the… …   Wikipedia

  • judgment — judg·ment also judge·ment / jəj mənt/ n 1 a: a formal decision or determination on a matter or case by a court; esp: final judgment in this entry compare dictum, disposition …   Law dictionary

  • motion — The means of presenting a proposition in a meeting conducted according to parliamentary procedure. An application, normally incidental to an action, made to a court or judge for the purpose of obtaining an order or rule directing something to be… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • motion — In parliamentary law, the formal mode in which a member submits a proposed measure or resolve for the consideration and action of the meeting. An application made to a court or judge for purpose of obtaining a rule or order directing some act to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Motion to set aside judgment — Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction Diversity jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction Removal jurisdiction Venue Change of venue …   Wikipedia

  • Judgment notwithstanding verdict — Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction Diversity jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction Removal jurisdiction Venue Change of venue …   Wikipedia

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