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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In a concurring opinion, Judge Swift explained that if an estate filed a grossly fraudulent return and failed to concede the fraud when first raised by the Service on audit, further expenses incurred to fight the IRS should be considered unreasonable and disallowed.
But in a concurring opinion, Justice David Sourer said courts should "bear in mind the First Amendment interests that could be at stake," since "RICO actions could deter protected advocacy.
Two of those same three Justices joined in a separate concurring opinion to express an even stronger view about the potential problems of computerization.
Carpio, wrote a concurring opinion that found more constitutional objections than the decision itself.
The Florida Bar Board of Governors will consider a First District Court of Appeal en banc ruling where one judge, in a concurring opinion, strongly criticized a fellow judge.
The court's action captured headlines, but lost in the shuffle was a rather remarkable concurring opinion authored by Thomas.
In his concurring opinion, Justice Antonin Scalia emphasized the universality of American citizenship.
In this regard, a concurring opinion in Evans suggested exclusion would be required if officers blindly rely on information in their data system, regardless of their knowing the information is inaccurate or that the system is not generally reliable.
Justice, Hugo Lafayette Black, from the state of Alabama, wrote the first concurring opinion and started by quoting the First (not the second, third or fourth, etc.
In the concurring opinion by Associate Justice Roberto Abad on Liban, et al.