“Put up or shut up”

September 20, 2012

  • 170A Federal Civil Procedure
  • 170AXVII Judgment
  • 170AXVII(C) Summary Judgment
  • 170AXVII(C)3 Proceedings
  • 170Ak2542 Evidence
  • 170Ak2546 k. Weight and Sufficiency.

170A Federal Civil ProcedureWhen a summary judgment motion is made, courts go beyond the paper allegations of the pleadings, and the time has come “to put up or shut up”; accordingly, unsupported allegations do not create a material issue of fact.
Weinstock v. Columbia Univ., 224 F.3d 33 (2d Cir. 2000)
Suggested by Jeremy Feilmeyer, Thomson Reuters Reference Attorney