judicial decision


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Noun1.judicial decision - (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
due process, due process of law - (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards
reversal - a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside
affirmation - a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand
cognovit judgement, cognovit judgment, confession of judgement, confession of judgment - a judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings
default judgement, default judgment, judgement by default, judgment by default - a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)
non pros, non prosequitur - a judgment entered in favor of the defendant when the plaintiff has not continued his action (e.g., has not appeared in court)
final decision, final judgment - a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment
judgement in personam, judgment in personam, personal judgement, personal judgment - a judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages
judgement in rem, judgment in rem - a judgment pronounced on the status of some particular subject or property or thing (as opposed to one pronounced on persons)
dismissal, judgement of dismissal, judgment of dismissal - a judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
judgement on the merits, judgment on the merits - judgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented
judgement on the pleadings, judgment on the pleadings, summary judgement, summary judgment - a 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
arbitrament, arbitrement, arbitration - the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment; "they submitted their disagreement to arbitration"
ruling, opinion - the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
finding - the decision of a court on issues of fact or law
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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Hence, it will result that the administration, the political counsels, and the judicial decisions of the national government will be more wise, systematical, and judicious than those of individual States, and consequently more satisfactory with respect to other nations, as well as more SAFE with respect to us.
Liaqat Baloch said this was a judicial decision which should be accepted in its true spirit in order to strengthen democracy and the electoral process.
It also enhances judicial integrity by increasing transparency and integrity in the judicial decision and appointment processes.
NORTHERN Ireland's top judge has said some Stormont ministers have a "lack of political regard for independent judicial decision making".
Such independent judicial decision making contains sound legal analysis and is constitutionally necessary.
During the meeting, Mikati told the former premiers he had already informed the mufti that calling for and holding the polls would be invalidated "because it violates the judicial decision to stop the elections as well as the judicial decisions by the Shura Council.
THE JUSTICE system in Cyprus is independent and impartial, and should not be targeted whenever a judicial decision happens to displease certain quarters, the Supreme Court has said in a statement.
It also says newspapers cannot be prevented from publishing or be confiscated except by judicial decision.
However, judicial decision making and judicial elections are different.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyep Erdogan expressed resolve to amend the constitution despite a judicial decision rejecting some of the reforms.
The stock market started re-trading shares of The Investors and Eastern Arab for Industrial and Real Estate Investments (IEAI), after it was stopped from dealing for one day under judicial decision.

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