judicial decision

judicial decision
index adjudication, award, decree, holding (ruling of a court)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • judicial decision — Application by a court or tribunal exercising judicial authority of competent jurisdiction of the law to a state of facts proved, or admitted to be true, and a declaration of the consequences which follow. In re Knofler s Estate, 73 Ohio App. 383 …   Black's law dictionary

  • judicial decision — A decision by the court. See decision …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • judicial decision — noun (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it • Syn: ↑judgment, ↑judgement • Derivationally related forms: ↑judge (for: ↑judgment) …   Useful english dictionary

  • judicial decision establishing a rule — index authority (documentation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recall of judicial decision — The reversal or annulmentof a judicial decision by a vote of the electors in a proceeding instituted for such purpose. People v Western Union Tel. Co. 70 Colo 90, 198 P 146, 15 ALR 326; 28 Am J Rev ed Init & R § 52 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Judicial review in English Law — Judicial review is a procedure in English administrative law by which the courts supervise the exercise of public power on the application of an individual. A person who feels that an exercise of such power by a government authority, such as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Judicial activism — is a pejorative term for the misuse of judicial power and is a neologism for the older classical term board judicial review . The most common connotation is subjective, in which the speaker condemns judicial decisions that, in the view of the… …   Wikipedia

  • decision — de·ci·sion /di si zhən/ n: an authoritative determination (as a decree or judgment) made after consideration of facts or law; also: a report or document containing such a determination see also memorandum decision compare disposition, finding …   Law dictionary

  • judicial — judicial, judicious These two words, both derived from the Latin word judex meaning ‘judge’, are easily confused although their current meanings are distinct. Judicial means ‘relating to judges or legal processes’ (a judicial inquiry / a judicial …   Modern English usage

  • judicial — ju·di·cial /jü di shəl/ adj [Latin judicialis, from judicium judgment, from judic judex judge, from jus right, law + dicere to determine, say] 1 a: of or relating to a judgment, the function of judging, the administration of justice, or the… …   Law dictionary

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