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res ju·di·ca·ta

 (rēz′ jo͞o′dĭ-kä′tə, rās′)
n. pl. res ju·di·ca·tae (-kä′tē, -tī)
1. The principle that a decision by a competent court in a case fully and fairly litigated is final and conclusive as to the claims and issues of the parties and cannot be relitigated.
2. A claim or issue that has been decided under this principle.

[Latin rēs iūdicāta, thing decided : rēs, thing + iūdicāta, feminine past participle of iūdicāre, to judge.]

res judicata

(ˈreɪs ˌdʒuːdɪˈkɑːtə) or

res adjudicata

n
(Law) law a matter already adjudicated upon that cannot be raised again
[Latin]

res ju•di•ca•ta

(ˈriz ˌdʒu dɪˈkeɪ tə, ˈreɪs)
n.
Law.
a thing adjudicated; a case that has been decided.
[1685–95; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.res judicata - a matter already settled in court; cannot be raised again
matter, topic, issue, subject - some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
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'It will be res judicata,' said Veloso, using the Latin term for a case already adjudicated by a court and which could no longer be revived by any party in the case.
THE specific performance of a sale contract is achieved through the issue of a Court order after an action filed by the purchaser against the vendor and creates res judicata, which prevents the vendor from raising an objection for the registration of the property in the name of the purchaser, alleging that the sale price wasn't paid, after he consented to the issue of the order.
"Under the judicial principle of 'res judicata', where a case in which there has been a final judgment is no longer subject to appeal, the Comelec must uphold its earlier ruling, said Arquiza.
Unlike a written, detailed, elaborated, explanatory appellate decision, a PCA has no precedential value and should not be relied on for anything other than res judicata. (32) A PCA also "does not constitute authority for any proposition." (33) Interestingly, a PCA is not even precedent in the district court that rendered the decision.
For his third solo show (Res Judicata) that opens today at Pinto Art Museum in Antipolo City, Joy, former general manager of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, is excited to show to all and sundry his love affair with the visual arts.
The board granted a motion to dismiss, holding that the new petition was barred by res judicata and collateral estoppel.
In 2017, Taft-Carter granted summary judgment in favor of the trust on all counts, with her rationale on the various claims predicated on the grounds of res judicata, the applicable statute of limitations, and the plaintiffs' failure to demonstrate genuine issues of material facts.
The second is filed by defendants and seeks a determination by this Court that plaintiffs are barred from litigating the propriety of the debts underlying these claimed breaches pursuant to the doctrine of res judicata.
The board granted dismissal of the petition finding that it was barred by the doctrines of res judicata and collateral estoppel.
The Board granted the motion to dismiss, holding that the new petition was barred by res judicata and collateral estoppel.
has defined the res judicata repercussions of the prosecution of an