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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_(legal)

In United States law, a motion is a procedural device for decision. It is a request to the judge (or ... In addition, most jurisdictions allow for time for the movant to file reply papers rebutting the arguments made in the opposition. ... Depending upon the type of motion and the jurisdiction, the court may simply issue an oral ...

www.justice.gov/usao/justice-101/pretrial-motions

One of the last steps a prosecutor takes before trial is to respond to or file motions . A motion is an application to the court made by the prosecutor or defense ...

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-procedure/pre-trial-motions.html

The prosecutor argues that one of the defendant's key witnesses, an elderly neighbor ... The importance of the pre-trial motion depends on the kind of case, the ...

www.lawfirms.com/resources/criminal-defense/criminal-defense-case/motions-trial-procedures.htm

Before a trial, a slew of motions may be filed by the defense, which may greatly ... At this point, defendants may motion for dismissal because the prosecution ...

thelawdictionary.org/article/four-types-legal-motions-u-s-law

When a plaintiff, prosecutor, or defendant asks the court or judge to rule on a specific ... While there are lots of different types of legal motions, the ones below tend to ... Additionally, a motion to dismiss may be filed if the defendant waives his or ...

www.fighterlaw.com/criminal-law-101/crime-defenses/pretrial-motions

Filing these kinds of motions may obviate the need for a jury trial and make your ... For example, merely filing a motion to suppress may provide the prosecutor a ...

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/what-when-the-prosecution-must-disclose.html

Discovery: What and When the Prosecution Must Disclose .... The prosecutor also has prepared a file memorandum as a self-reminder about what portions of the ...

www.jensendefense.com/articles/criminalmotionpractice.html

Milwaukee criminal defense attorney Jeffrey W. Jensen explains in this article ... Thus, these types of motions almost always result in an evidentiary hearing (i.e. ...

criminaldefense.homestead.com/motionpractice.html

[Note: For an example of the sort of procedure one must know to engage in motion ... Since the trial court need not consider certain matters filed outside the time ...