majority opinion

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Noun1.majority opinion - the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')majority opinion - the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')
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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However, ignoring the hyper-nationalism and patriotic sentiments on both sides of the border, it is important to take a step back and analyse the majority opinion in an unbiased and non-partisan manner.
MR D Williams (Western Mail, April 23) epitomises the superiority complex of those Remainers who have contempt for majority opinion in Britain.
Fast forward 30 years in a compelling 100 pages -- to Roberts' majority opinion in Parents Involved in Community Schools v.
Justice Nasirul Mulk had written a dissenting note, diverging from the majority opinion of Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan and Mian Saqib Nisar.
It held in the majority opinion that the House did nothing wrong.
Mister was in the backseat during the carjacking, according to the panel's majority opinion, written by Judge James B.
Although Phillips ultimately prevailed in his recent Supreme Court appeal, the majority opinion by Justice Anthony M.
The controversy arose in March 2017, when the SC judge Qazi Faez Isa differed with the majority opinion on this point and said a compromise with heirs in criminal matters 'cannot affect the conviction'.
Kennedy's majority opinion turned on the argument that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which originally ruled against the baker, had been shown to be hostile to religion because of the remarks of one of its members.
The bench gave a 3-2 split verdict, rejecting the reference with two members dissenting from the majority opinion.
Ang kalabas labas, ako'y nagulat dahil ang TWG, como collegial, nagkaroon sila ng sarili nilang main opinion, majority opinion and dissenting opinion,' Bersamin said.
Circuit Court of Appeals said in the majority opinion. "And here it is 40 feet tall, prominently displayed in the center of one of the busiest intersections in Prince George's County Maryland; and maintained with thousands of dollars in government funds.