High Court To Rule On Summary Judgment Appeals

Law360, New York (April 26, 2010, 3:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up the question of whether an order denying summary judgment can be appealed after trial if the party did not appeal the order before trial, in a case involving the alleged sexual assault of a female inmate at an Ohio prison.

The high court on Monday granted a petition for certiorari by the woman's counsel, who argued that there is a split among federal circuit courts on the question of whether a denial of summary judgment can be...
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