judgment on the pleadings


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Synonyms for judgment on the pleadings

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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140 Committee, Notes 1972 Amendment (emphasis added) ("The intent of the rule is to permit the defenses to be raised one time, either by motion or by the responsive pleading, and thereafter only by motion for judgment on the pleadings or at trial.
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PARIS -- Vivendi Universal (Paris Bourse: EX FP; NYSE: V) announced today that Vice Chancellor Lamb of the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware granted the InterActiveCorp's motion for judgment on the pleadings in the pending tax distribution lawsuit against Vivendi Universal and its former subsidiaries,
On October 3, 2001, Geron filed an answer and a motion for judgment on the pleadings in the lawsuit.
The district court denied summary judgment or judgment on the pleadings for the defendants.
Geron Corporation (Nasdaq:GERN) announced today that it has filed an answer and a motion for judgment on the pleadings in the lawsuit brought against it by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation ("WARF").
The district court denied the officers' motion for judgment on the pleadings, finding that the inmate had complied with the requirements of the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) by informally exhausting administrative remedies.
The district court denied the officials' motion for judgment on the pleadings, finding that the parole violator had a state-conferred liberty interest in continued participation in the program, and therefore could not be discharged from the program without a hearing, even though he signed an application stating that a decision to remove him from the program was final.
The district court denied the defendants' motions for judgment on the pleadings or for summary judgment.