finding of fact


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Noun1.finding of fact - (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decisionfinding of fact - (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
finding - the decision of a court on issues of fact or law
compromise verdict - a verdict resulting from improper compromises between jurors on material issues
directed verdict - a verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration by the jury; "there cannot be a directed verdict of guilty in a criminal trial"
false verdict - a manifestly unjust verdict; not true to the evidence
general verdict - an ordinary verdict declaring which party prevails without any special findings of fact
partial verdict - (criminal law) a finding that the defendant is guilty of some charges but innocent of others
special verdict - a verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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68(7)(b) (2012) ("The agency's action depends on any finding of fact that is not supported by competent, substantial evidence in the record of a hearing conducted pursuant to [section][section]120.
Some reviewers who have never read all three published opinions of the court and who have relied on the Final Opinion and Finding of Fact only fail to realize that the issue of forage on the ranch as a whole was settled in my favor in 1993.
It does not amount to a finding of fact but is to protect the public.
A previous jury found him unfit to plead and the current case is a finding of fact trial to determine whether he committed the acts alleged.