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Ellora's Cave: Motions to Dismiss vs. Summary Judgment · Deirdre Saoirse Moen
I’m not a lawyer (and this is not legal advice), but I’ll take a stab at the question. Motions for Dismissal and Summary Judgment have one obvious thing in common: disposing of all or part of a case, but they are actually different. From Wikipedia: A “motion to dismiss” asks the court to decide that …