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Motion Practice Resources

This LibGuide will help you find resources on motions for summary judgment and motions to dismiss, and how to draft such motions in Minnesota.

Legal Encyclopedias

Legal encyclopedias can provide background information on specific motions.

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Summary Judgment Guide

Federal Practice Treatises

There are several treatises that cover practice in federal courts. A few are included here, but there are others that can be found through a search of the library catalog.

In Print


Motion Practice Research Slides

Database Access Information

Some resources in this guide are Mitchell Hamline School of Law licensed databases. These are available to students, faculty, and staff either with a network login or individual password. Many of them are also available to the public from the computers in the library, as well as through computers signed into the school's wireless network.

Bloomberg Law, Westlaw, and Lexis are subscription services that require users to have individual accounts for access.

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Suggested Subject Searches:

The following subject searches may be more productive than a keyword search:

Motions (Law) -- United States

Pre-trial procedure -- United States

Civil procedure -- United States