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judicial decision

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n judicial decision (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
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Usage

In literature:

It took just one week for the united judicial wisdom of this District to consider this case in all its bearings, and then the decision came.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
The cause now on trial was the first of the same description which, to his knowledge, had ever been brought up for judicial decision.
"The Trial of Reuben Crandall, M.D. Charged with Publishing and Circulating Seditious and Incendiary Papers, &c. in the District of Columbia, with the Intent of Exciting Servile Insurrection." by Unknown
The Supreme Judicial Court rendered an adverse decision.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
Arbitrations are too apt, therefore, to lead to diplomatic compromises rather than to judicial decisions.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
The decrees of the senate, as well as the influence of judicial decisions, gradually developed a system of jurisprudence.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
How is such a decision of the Judicial Committee to be put into effect?
"The Irish Constitution" by Darrell Figgis
Wagering contracts either by statute or judicial decision are illegal and void in most or all the states.
"Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman" by Albert Sidney Bolles
Subsequent judicial decisions have developed and systematized the principles thus laid down.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
The Trade Unions had been roused by hostile judicial decisions.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
The judicial authorities requested a rescript from the emperor Aurelian for the decision of the cause.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
It so happened that about the same time this view was confirmed by another judicial decision.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 5" by Various
I am required to alter my judicial decision on the Welles-Scott case ... to hand down a legal lie.
"The Long Lane's Turning" by Hallie Erminie Rives
How different would have been results had her simple words and instructive facts been credited and made the basis of judicial decisions!
"Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism" by Allen Putnam
Will he urge the force of judicial decisions?
"The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1" by Daniel Webster
But no such inference can fairly be drawn from the scarcity of judicial decisions upon a point like this.
"Atrocious Judges" by John Campbell, Baron Campbell
The court, both in their personal conduct and in their judicial decisions.
"The Life of John Marshall (Volume 2 of 4)" by Albert J. Beveridge
Livingston begged the President to submit the controversy to arbitration or to judicial decision, but Jefferson was deaf to his pleas.
"The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4" by Albert J. Beveridge
From that decision or the court of king's bench the plaintiff appealed to the House of Lords, sitting in its judicial capacity.
"Arguments before the Committee on Patents of the House of Representatives, conjointly with the Senate Committee on Patents, on H.R. 19853, to amend and consolidate the acts respecting copyright" by United States Committee on Patents
Inasmuch as they have no courts or judges, there is no law based on judicial decisions.
"Ifugao Law" by R. F. Burton
The source of the law in the one case is the judicial decision, in the other the custom.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

Nearly a decade after the Supreme Judicial Court rendered its groundbreaking Goodridge decision, same-sex marriage is still prompting some pretty novel legal questions.
Judicial decision on wolf hunt delayed.
Former East Valley HS teacher Michele Taylor files for a judicial review of the decision by an administrative law judge upholding the one year suspension of her teaching certificate by the state superintendent's office.
Because judicial decisions have propelled American history, and because a long-standing judicial mistake needs to be rectified, the most compelling of the many reasons for electing.
The Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that the US Supreme Court's decision in Padilla v Kentucky, 130 S Ct 1473 (2010), is retroactive, but that the conviction of a defendant charged with drug and liquor offenses nevertheless will stand.
Egypt's prosecutor general defied a presidential decision to remove him from his post, entering his office Saturday in a downtown Cairo courthouse flanked by security and hundreds of judicial officials.
Morsi maintained his decision to grant himself broader powers free from judicial review or control until a new constitution is completed and approved by parliament, which is likely in the next few weeks.
Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi will meet members of the state's highest judicial authority, the Supreme Judicial Council, on Monday to discuss his decree shielding his decisions from judicial review, state media reported.
A federal employee seeking judicial review of a Merit Systems Protection Board decision dismissing an employment related "mixed-case" appeal must go to district court, not the Federal Circuit, the US Supreme Court has unanimously ruled.
Egypt's Islamist president unilaterally decreed greater authorities for himself Thursday and effectively neutralized a judicial system that had emerged as a key opponent by declaring that the courts are barred from challenging his decisions.
Henley, who has six prior felony convictions, including vehicular eluding, told 4th Judicial District Judge David A Gilbert that he wanted to plead guilty "from the beginning" and attributed his decision to flee to "stupidity.
The petition filed in the Wells County Superior Court for a judicial review of the Area Plan Commission's decision to allow Apex Wind Energy to proceed with its wind farm development has been dismissed.
A federal employee seeking judicial review of a Merit Systems Protection Board decision dismissing an employment related "mixed-case" appeal must go to district court, not the Federal Circuit, the US Supreme Court has unanimously ruled.
An edict exempting Morsi's executive decisions from judicial review was issued last week.
After the court's decision, the billionaire mogul said he had been the victim of " judicial persecution" and called the sentence "incredible, intolerable and political.
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In science:

The random numbers ri can be interpreted as ļ¬tness in biological evolution, or as the quality of court decisions in a judicial system with law-by-precedent .
Scaling in a simple model for surface growth in a random medium
The depth at which the user examines the result set is also highly variable (think of a lawyer searching for related judicial decisions) and as such the precision and recall of the result set are key statistics in the evaluation of the performance of the search engine.
Orthogonal Query Expansion
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