Definition of "JMOL"
  1. Judgment as a matter of law: a ruling by the court that, even if all the factual disputes were resolved in favor of one party, the legal rules would not allow that party to win the lawsuit
How to use "JMOL" in a sentence
  1. The defendant asked the judge for a JMOL because, even if all the facts the plaintiff presented were true, those facts still wouldn't establish a claim against the defendant.
  2. The judge denied the plaintiff’s request for a JMOL, holding that there were factual disputes that a jury needed to resolve.
  3. Before closing arguments, the defense team filed a motion for JMOL, asserting that the plaintiff's evidence was legally insufficient to support a verdict.

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