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summary judgment

noun, Law.
1.
a judgment, as in an action for debt, that is entered without the necessity of jury trial, based on affidavits of the creditor and debtor that convince the court that there is no arguable issue.
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  • The motion for summary judgment is allowed in part and denied in part accordingly.

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