“Self-serving” Affidavits

December 16, 2011

  • 170A Federal Civil Procedure
  • 170AXVII Judgment
  • 170AXVII(C) Summary Judgment
  • 170AXVII(C)3 Proceedings
  • 170Ak2536 Affidavits
  • 170Ak2536.1 k. In General.

170A Federal Civil ProcedureAffidavits submitted by plaintiffs are inherently “self-serving,” for why else submit them; but this does not mean they cannot be considered at summary judgment.
Speight v. Fulwood, 778 F. Supp. 2d 99 (D.D.C. 2011)
Suggested by David F. Herr, Attorney and West Author; Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP; Minneapolis, MN