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When There’s No There There: Celotex Motions On The Eve Of Trial
In Illinois, a defendant can bring two kinds of summary judgment motion. The first type of summary judgment motion presents evidence affirmatively showing that some element of the case must be resolved in defendant’s favor. By contrast, the second type … Continue reading
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What Happens When a Statute of Repose Expires During the April 2020 COVID Lockdown?
The linked brief in opposition to a motion to dismiss suggests that the running of a six-year statute of repose should be tolled during the pendency of the April 2020 COVID-19 lockdown. It would appear that the Court’s ruling on … Continue reading