concurring opinion

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Noun1.concurring opinion - an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning
judgement, legal opinion, opinion, judgment - the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision; "opinions are usually written by a single judge"
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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17 Justice Souter wrote a concurring opinion that was joined in its entirety by Justice Breyer.
Justice Thomas wrote a concurring opinion. Justice Stevens wrote a dissent in which he argued that the consolidated return regulations should be updated to carefully describe this treatment if, in fact, section 172 and the single-entity approach intended the above result.
In a concurring opinion, Justice Thurgood Marshall attacked capital punishment in these words: "It is excessive, unnecessary, and offensive to contemporary values." The Supreme Court should take another close look at this barbaric practice and end the death race once and for all.
In his concurring opinion in Boerne, Justice John Paul Stevens expressed that objection cogently: "The statute has provided the Church with a legal weapon that no atheist or agnostic can obtain .
In a concurring opinion giving Rockwell even more legal ammunition, one of the judges said the lower court erred in ruling that Tensor could not be considered a successor company to DEV.
Scalia filed a concurring opinion, joined by two other Justice.
Concurring: GORSUCH, J., filed a concurring opinion. THOMAS, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.
In the concurring opinion by Associate Justice Roberto Abad on Liban, et al.
In a separate concurring opinion, Justice Pariente supported the majority's rejection of the committee proposal to merge the instruction on manufacturing and design defects.
given to examining the nature of modern American concurring opinion