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concurring opinion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n concurring opinion an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning
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Usage

In literature:

In this opinion Bute and the king concurred.
"History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Goldsmid, concurred in opinion with Dr Lushington.
"Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I" by Sir Moses Montefiore
General Smuts concurred fully with the opinion of General Hertzog.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
And yet in one thing, we believe, most individuals holding these opposite opinions will be found to concur.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 361, November, 1845." by Various
The best oculists concur in the opinion that reflected and concentrated light are highly injurious.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
A large majority of the commanders concurred with him in the opinion.
"Admiral Farragut" by A. T. Mahan
The officers, however, did not generally concur in this opinion.
"Darius the Great" by Jacob Abbott
In this opinion we can by no means concur.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
All subsequent ages have concurred in this opinion.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846" by Various
Judge Brady rendered the opinion, Judge Daniels concurring; Presiding Judge Noah Davis dissenting.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
When Sancho had calmed himself, he concurred in this opinion.
"The Story of Don Quixote" by Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Chief Justice Erwin wrote the opinion and Justices Spencer, Harvey and Myers concurred.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
They, in general, concurred with him in opinion.
"Alexander the Great" by Jacob Abbott
The members of the council who were then present, concurred also in the same opinion.
"Guy Fawkes" by Thomas Lathbury
We all concurred in opinion that the rifles were engaged with a vastly superior force.
"Company 'A', corps of engineers, U.S.A., 1846-'48, in the Mexican war" by Gustavus Woodson Smith
I concur in the opinion delivered by Mr. Justice Nelson on the questions discussed by him.
"Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford" by Benjamin C. Howard
In this opinion Luna, the mill foreman, concurred.
"Blue Goose" by Frank Lewis Nason
Others concurred with this opinion.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
Minnie fully concurred in his opinion; and yet, she could not name this latter without a painful blush.
"Miles Tremenhere, Vol 2 of 2" by Annette Marie Maillard
My horse seemed fully to concur in this opinion.
"The Awakening of the Desert" by Julius C. Birge
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In news:

Editors' Note: The following is Justice Scalia's opinion, partly concurring with, but mostly dissenting from, the majority opinion — in Arizona v.
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-80162 – 11 pages concurring opinion).
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-80164 – 7 pages concurring /dissenting opinion).
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-80142 – 5 pages concurring /dissenting opinion).
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-80162 – 11 pages concurring opinion ).
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-80143 – 3 pages concurring opinion ).
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-80131 – 12 pages concurring opinion ).
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-80164 – 7 pages concurring/ dissenting opinion ).
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-80142 – 5 pages concurring/ dissenting opinion ).
CHIEF JUSTICE WILLIAM H Rehnquist announced the judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of Barnes v Glen Theater -- in which Justices Scalia and Souter concurred -- and delivered an opinion in which Justices O'Connor and Kennedy joined.
1983—In a separate concurring opinion (in State v. Hunt ), Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals offers her view that the Tennessee constitution is best read as protecting obscenity.
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-78650 concurring/dissenting opinion).
(Lawyers Weekly No 09-80011 concurring opinion).
Justice David Prosser, in a concurring opinion, said suppressing the evidence is a drastic remedy but the state's misuse of the subpoena law was serious enough to warrant it.
At Concurring Opinions, Kyle Graham retrieves—okay, invents—some recent unsent e-mails from Justice Scalia to Judge Posner.
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