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It is often overlooked that a motion for a new trial can be brought not only after jury or bench trial, but also after certain dispositive motions resulting in a final judgment, including a judgment of dismissal after a demurrer is sustained, a judgment on the pleadings, and summary judgment. Therefore, anytime you have an adverse judgment, consider whether a motion for a new trial is available. First, consider whether grounds for a new trial exist in your case. The grounds are listed in section 657 of the Code of Civil Procedure, and include irregularity in the proceedings; jury misconduct; accident or surprise; newly discovered evidence; excessive or inadequate damages; insufficiency of the evidence or the verdict or decision is against the law; or error in law. The court may also grant a new trial on only part of the issues, such as damages. The unique thing about these motions is that, under certain circumstances, judges have the power to weigh the evidence in determining whether to grant a new trial. Section 657 provides that where the moving party claims that the evidence is insufficient to support the verdict, or the damages are excessive or inadequate, the court must consider the entire record and decide whether the court or jury should have reached a different result. The judge can consider the quantity and quality of the evidence presented, including the credibility of the witnesses at trial. The court of appeal, in contrast, generally cannot weigh the evidence in this manner.

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The people who speed through my parking lot frustrate me. I tend to say, “I guess if that’s what they want to do, it is up to them.” This is relativism on some level. I don’t agree with them, but I contradict the frustration by saying, “I guess if that’s what they want to do it’s up to them.” To me, there are all different kinds of levels of relativism. We are discussing, in this post, various ethical and religious viewpoints and the challenges relativism presents to them. When choosing a topic to discuss, it can be difficult because of the backgrounds and religious viewpoints each individual has. My topic of choice is abortion.

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I once heard that if a person is looking for love they will find it, it when they stop looking that it will eventually find them. Love is an unwarranted word, it has no true meaning, it is only an expression of a feeling that a person has for something or somebody. The Love a person expresses towards their mother is not the same type of love that they feel towards their pet or their spouse. Love comes in many different degrees and is expressed differently.

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I work for a health care organization and since I will like to one day work in the HR department I decided to interview someone here. When I first called the HR department, it was not simple to get someone titled a job analyst or compensation analyst this is because the organization has many organizations within. The reception their stated I may get what I need from speaking to the Human Resource manager Jerome, she then transferred me to his voice mail.

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