Motion of alter judgment does not allow a complete jump in legal reasoning and conclusion

April 27, 2011

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170A Federal Civil ProcedureMotion to alter or amend judgment does not authorize game of hopscotch, in which parties switch from one legal theory to another like bees in search of honey.
Almy v. Sebelius, 2010 WL 3505169 (D. Md. 2010)

Suggested by Barbara Bozonie, West Principal Attorney Editor