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EXPLANATORY NOTE 1. This Form is illustrative of the judgment to be entered upon the general verdict of a jury. It deals with the cases where there is a general jury verdict awarding the plaintiff money damages or finding for the defendant, but is adaptable to other situations of jury verdicts.

2. The clerk, unless the court otherwise orders, is require forthwith to prepare, sign, and enter the judgment upon a general jury verdict without awaiting any direction by the court. The form of the judgment upon a special verdict or a general verdict accompanied by answers to interrogatories shall be promptly approved by the court, and the clerk shall thereupon enter it. See Rule 58, as amended.

3. The Rules contemplate a simple judgment promptly entered. See Rule 54(a). Every judgment shall be set forth on a separate document. See Rule 58, as amended.

4. Attorneys are not to submit forms of judgment unless directed in exceptional cases to do so by the court. See Rule 58, as amended. (As added Jan. 21, 1963, eff. July 1, 1963.) Form 32.-JUDGMENT ON DECISION BY THE COURT. United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Civil ACTION, FILE NUMBERA.B., plaintiff

Judgment C.D., defendant

This action came on for (trial] [hearing] before the Court, Honorable John Marshall, District Judge, presiding, and the issues having been duly (tried] [heard) and a decision having been duly rendered,

It Is ORDERED AND ADJUDGED [that the plaintiff A.B. recover of the defendant C.D. the sum of

with interest thereon at the rate of as provided by law, and his costs of action.)

(that the plaintiff take nothing, that the action be dimissed on the merits, and that the defendant C.D. recover of the plaintiff A.B. his costs of action. Dated at New York, New York, this 19.--

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Clerk of Court. EXPLANATORY NOTE 1. This Form is illustrative of the judgment to be entered upon a decision of the court. It deals with the cases of decisions by the court awarding a party only money damages or costs, but is adaptable to other decisions by the court.

2. The clerk, unless the court otherwise orders, is required forthwith, without awaiting any direction by the court, to prepare, sign, and enter the judgment upon a decision by the court that a party shall recover only a sum certain or costs or that all relief shall be denied. The form of the judgment upon a decision by the court granting other relief shall be promptly approved by the court, and the clerk shall thereupon enter it. See Rule 58, as amended.

3. See also paragraphs 3–4 of the Explanatory Note to Form 31. (As added Jan. 21, 1963, eff. July 1, 1963.)

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