New trial, in the alternative.

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New trial, in the alternative.

Postby splittermcsplit88 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:22 pm

I found a hypo that says okay, decide if the JML was granted properly. Then, decide whether our alternative motion for a new trial was proper.

I thought alternative motion for new trial was granted when the jury verdict is against the manifest weight of the evidence -- leading to a miscarriage of justice. How could I determine whether it was proper when it hasn't even gone to the jury yet?

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Re: New trial, in the alternative.

Postby bk1 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:26 pm

FRCP 50(b)

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