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summary judgment

Etymology: L, summa, total, jus, law, dicere, to state
(in law) a judgment requested by any party to a civil action to end the action when it is believed that there is no genuine issue or material fact in dispute. Summary judgment may be directed toward part or all of a claim or defense and may be based on the proceedings in court or on affidavits or other outside materials.

summary judgment,

n a legal course of action in which a judgment can be made against a defendant without hearing any testimony from said defendant.

summary judgment,

n a judgment requested by a party to a civil action to end the action when it is believed that no genuine issue or material fact is in dispute.
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Mangrobang said summary deportation proceedings apply only to overstaying, improperly documented aliens or fugitive from justice.
BI spokesperson Antonette Mangrobang said that He Hui had been in the bureau's watch list since April 29 after the board of commissioners ordered his summary deportation.
The Chinese fishermen, who remained under BFAR custody, would undergo summary deportation proceedings to be facilitated by the Bureau of Immigration, Agaloos said.
29 an order to arrest him for summary deportation proceedings.
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9, the BI's board of commissioners issued a summary deportation order against Cho for undesirability and for being undocumented due to his canceled passport.
On July 30, 2015, the BI's Board of Commissioners issued a Summary Deportation Order against Zhang for undesirability.
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The ACLU said the allegations "reveal a pattern of CBP coercion and abuse that erodes community trust in law enforcement and leads to summary deportations on the border.
The spate of detentions and summary deportations of journalists and activists in 2009, wasn't limited to those involved in anti-war demonstrations.
Under the same law, Clinton proudly authorized summary deportations of immigrants accused of consorting with terrorists, without due process.

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