HyperDic: judicial_decision

English > 1 sense of the expression judicial decision:
NOUNactjudicial decision, judgment, judgement(law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
English > judicial decision: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it.
Synonymsjudgment, judgement
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarroweraffirmationA judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand
arbitration, arbitrament, arbitrementThe act of deciding as an arbiter
confession of judgment, confession of judgement, cognovit judgment, cognovit judgementA judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings
default judgment, default judgement, judgment by default, judgement by defaultA judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)
final judgment, final decisionA judgment disposing of the case before the court
findingThe decision of a court on issues of fact or law
judgment in personam, judgement in personam, personal judgment, personal judgementA judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages
judgment in rem, judgement in remA judgment pronounced on the status of some particular subject / subject or property or thing (as opposed to one pronounced on persons)
judgment of dismissal, judgement of dismissal, dismissalA judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
judgment on the merits, judgement on the meritsJudgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented
non prosequitur, non prosA judgment entered in favor of the defendant when the plaintiff has not continued his action (e.g., has not appeared in court)
opinion, rulingThe reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
reversalA judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside
summary judgment, summary judgement, judgment on the pleadings, judgement on the pleadingsA 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
Broaderdue process, due process of law(law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles
Spanishfallo, sentencia
Catalandecisió, part dispositiva, sentència

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