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Summary Judgment under Rule 56

This lesson teaches the basic elements of summary judgment under Rule 56.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Define the purpose of summary judgment.
2. Explain the standards used to decide summary judgment motions.
3. Explain the procedures followed by the parties and the court in making and deciding motions for summary judgment.

Lesson Completion Time

45 minutes
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Lesson ID

CIV39