“Best foot forward”

June 26, 2013

  • 170A Federal Civil Procedure
  • 170AXI Dismissal
  • 170AXI(B) Involuntary Dismissal
  • 170AXI(B)5 Proceedings
  • 170Ak1825 k. Motion and Proceedings Thereon.

170A Federal Civil ProcedureOn a motion to dismiss, parties cannot expect a trial court to do their homework for them; rather, parties have an affirmative responsibility to put their best foot forward in an effort to present a legal theory that will support their claim.
Cruz-Baez v. Negron-Irizarry, 220 F.Supp.2d 77 (D.P.R. 2002)