conclusion of fact


conclusion of fact
conclusion of fact: a fact inferred to exist from other facts actually proved by evidence

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

conclusion of fact
n.
A conclusion reached by examining only the facts and evidence, without applying any law.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


conclusion of fact
In a trial, the final result of an analysis of the facts presented in evidence, made by the trier of fact (a jury or judge). When a judge is the trier of fact, he or she will present orally in open court or in a written judgment the conclusions of fact supporting the decision.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


conclusion of fact
n. A deduction reached without applying any substantive law, but entirely from facts that are observed or shown to be true or genuine. For example, the determination that Jones' bicycle had a flat tire when he purchased it is a conclusion of fact.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

conclusion of fact
n.
   in a trial, the final result of an analysis of the facts presented in evidence, made by the trier of fact (a jury or by the judge if there is no jury). When a judge is the trier of fact he/she will present orally in open court or in a written judgment his/her findings of fact to support his/her decision. In most cases either party is entitled to written conclusion of facts if requested.
   See also: finding, judgment

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • conclusion of fact — law : a fact inferred to exist from other facts actually proved by evidence …   Useful english dictionary

  • conclusion of fact — An inference drawn from the subordinate or evidentiary facts. See also interference …   Black's law dictionary

  • conclusion — con·clu·sion /kən klü zhən/ n 1: a judgment or opinion inferred from relevant facts our conclusion upon the present evidence Missouri v. Illinois, 200 U.S. 496 (1905) 2 a: a final summarizing (as of a closing argument) b: the last or closing part …   Law dictionary

  • conclusion of law — conclusion of law: the court s statement of the law applicable to a case in view of facts found to be true: the judgment required by law when applied to the facts – called also finding of law; Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

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  • conclusion — [kən klo͞o′zhən] n. [ME & OFr < L conclusio, a closing, conclusion < pp. of CONCLUDE] 1. the end or last part; specif., a) the last division of a discourse, often containing a summary of what went before b) the last step in a reasoning… …   English World dictionary

  • Fact — For other uses, see Fact (disambiguation). A fact (derived from the Latin Factum, see below) is something that has really occurred or is actually the case. The usual test for a statement of fact is verifiability, that is whether it can be shown… …   Wikipedia


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