Translation: from spanish

majority opinion

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  • majority opinion — see opinion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Majority opinion — Legal opinions Judicial opinions Majority opinion Dissenting opinion Plurality opinion Concurring opinion Memorandum opinion This box: view · law, a majori …   Wikipedia

  • majority opinion — noun the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as the opinion ) • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑opinion, ↑legal opinion, ↑judgment, ↑judgement …   Useful english dictionary

  • majority opinion — widespread opinion, opinion held by the majority; ruling made by more than half of the judges …   English contemporary dictionary

  • majority opinion — In effect the opinion of the court; an opinion prepared or approved by a majority of the judges sitting in the case. 20 Am J2d Cts § 71 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • MAJORITY RULE — MAJORITY RULE, deciding a matter according to the majority opinion. In the field of the halakhah this rule is applied in three principal instances: (a) determination of the binding law according to (the view of) the majority of halakhic scholars; …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • opinion — opin·ion /ə pin yən/ n 1 a: a belief stronger than impression and less strong than positive knowledge b: a formal expression of a judgment or appraisal by an expert see also opinion testimony at testimony compare …   Law dictionary

  • majority — ma·jor·i·ty /mə jȯr ə tē/ n pl ties 1 a: legal age b: the status of one who has reached legal age 2 a: a number or quantity greater than half of a total compare plu …   Law dictionary

  • Majority report — may refer to: A Majority opinion, in judicial decisions which are not unanimous Majority report (Poor Law) The Majority Report, a US radio show This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • opinion, concurring — n. An opinion written by a judge who is part of a panel of judges, agreeing with the conclusion of the majority opinion but not necessarily with the reasoning. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy… …   Law dictionary

  • opinion, dissenting — n. An opinion written by one of a panel of judges disagreeing with the majority opinion. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary


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