477 U.S. 242 (1986) Cited 210,756 times 33 Legal Analyses
Holding that summary judgment is not appropriate if "the dispute about a material fact is ‘genuine,’ that is, if the evidence is such that a reasonable jury could return a verdict for the nonmoving party"
In Hicks, in distinguishing Seals v. United States (D.C. Cir. 1963), 325 F.2d 1006, the court said: " Seals * * *, on which Appellant relies, is readily distinguishable from this case; Seals, unlike Appellant, was an acknowledged suspect at all times and the investigation was directed at his part in a robbery; furthermore, he was a high school student.
Holding that second-degree murder conviction was supported by "overwhelming" evidence where testimony showed that defendant had repeatedly "stomp[ed]" decedent, rendering decedent bloody and semiconscious