question of law

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Noun1.question of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decidequestion of law - a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide
question, head - the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
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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Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Memorandum of Honorable John C.
Wilborn appeals the courts dismissal of his claims against the nurses for failure to exhaust administrative remedies and the findings of fact and conclusions of law after the trial.
He contended that the conclusions of law drawn from the facts established during the trial are gravely erroneous because of the many contradictions and inconsistencies in the testimonies of Pining and Dario and in their affidavits.
The Sixth Circuit reached two important conclusions of law in holding against the mining company.
At trial, he is responsible for opening and closing statements, examination and cross examination of witnesses, objections, jury instructions, proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law.
The court properly limited the testimony of the expert whose report exceeded propriety by making conclusions of law and the ultimate issue.
That's just a sampling from a pile of legal hurt Judge Dietz dumped on the state of Texas: 200,000 pages of records, 1,508 findings of facts and 118 conclusions of law, according to the Texas Supreme Court.
The Administrative Procedure Act prohibits agencies from rejecting such conclusions of law.
Given these facts and conclusions of law, what is apparent is that DMCI was less-than-prudent both in securing the required permits and in building Torre de Manila.
The facility must state the findings of fact and conclusions of law with which it disagrees and the basis for the disagreement.
Barbier set a deadline for BP and other parties to file proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law, two months after a trial on fault ended in federal court in New Orleans.
The judge will not make findings of fact or conclusions of law, but will make sure that both sides comply with the rules of evidence and that the trial is conducted according to the rules and regulations.