No voodoo rule

January 28, 2014

  • 170A Federal Civil Procedure
  • 170AXVII Judgment
  • 170AXVII(C) Summary Judgment
  • 170AXVII(C)1 In General
  • 170Ak2465 Matters Affecting Right to Judgment
  • 170Ak2465.1 k. In General.

170A Federal Civil ProcedureThe summary judgment rule would be rendered sterile if the mere incantation of intent or state of mind would operate as a talisman to defeat an otherwise valid motion.

ITC Ltd. v. Punchgini, Inc., 482 F.3d 135 (2nd Cir. 2007)