U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Indrelunas, 411 U.S. 216 (1973)
United States v. Indrelunas
Decided April 16, 1973
411 U.S. 216
The provision in Fed.Rule Civ.Proc. 58, that "[e]very judgment" of a district court "shall be set forth on a separate document" which, inter alia, starts the time limits for appeals and post-trial motions running, is a mechanical provision that must be mechanically applied to render certain the date on which a judgment is entered.
Certiorari granted; 465 F.2d 13, reversed and remanded.