Judgment as a Matter of Law (JMOL)

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What does judgment as a matter of law (JMOL) mean?

judgment as a matter of law (JMOL) – When the judge takes the fate of an issue or entire case out of trial before jury submission because a reasonable jury could not disagree about the verdict because a party did not meet its burden of proof after presenting all its evidence.

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