Justices Ponder Post-Trial Summary Judgment Appeals

Law360, New York (November 1, 2010, 6:53 PM EDT) -- In oral arguments Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court grappled with a complex procedural question of whether a denial of summary judgment can ever be appealed after trial with the aim of overturning a jury verdict — with many justices appearing to lean toward clarifying the use of so-called Rule 50(b) motions as a way of handling the case.

In Ortiz v. Jordan, the court on Monday considered a challenge against a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in which the...
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