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Noun: judgment on the pleadings
  1. (law) a judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
    - summary judgment, summary judgement, judgement on the pleadings

Type of: judgement, judgment, judicial decision