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TERM

substantive motion

CONTEXT & COMMENTS

Def.: A motion relating to substantive rather than procedural matters. Generally speaking, substantive motions come in two forms: as motions to suppress or to dismiss. • The district judge decides all substantive motions.

SUGGESTED TRANSLATIONS

petición sustantiva || pedimento/moción de fondo

Category

LEGAL

Attachments

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