dissenting opinion

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dis·sent·ing opinion

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Noun1.dissenting opinion - an opinion that disagrees with the court's disposition of the case
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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To this assertion there were but three dissenting voices, and one dissenting opinion. The opinion belonged to Marmaduke, who, however, saw no necessity for its promulgation.
The court that is conducive to a dissenting opinion is a strong court.
Guanzon, who shared her dissenting opinion on Twitter, clarified in a tweet that what was given due course was Cardema's application for substitution and not yet his substitution per se.
Dissenting: SOTOMAYOR, J., filed a dissenting opinion. GORSUCH, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which GINSBURG, J., joined.
States gag the dissenting opinion by introducing laws under the garb of diverting and eliminating threats to its security and sovereignty.
In her dissenting opinion, Estoesta bared that a special division composed of five members was convened after Econg and Caldona, the regular members of the First Division, dissented in the original decision written by division chairman De la Cruz.
The LTFRB chief clarified there were two drafts of MC 2018-022, and that Lizada's signature, handwritten note, and dissenting opinion can be found on the third page of the MC's first draft.
4 judges have the same opinion in the #Sabarimala temple case; one dissenting opinion by Justice Indu Malhotra.
(3) The reason the dissents are particularly memorable, as the Justice himself explains in one of the speeches in this volume, is that in a dissenting opinion a judge can speak his own mind in his own voice.
That is, the Article identifies the extent to which a majority (or occasionally, concurring) opinion's reference to a particular canon or tool is countered by a dissenting opinion's offsetting reference to the same canon or tool, in the same case.
Judge Meyers filed a dissenting opinion, saying he disagreed that the rehearing was improvidently granted.