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dismissala judgment disposing of the matter without a trial
judgment on the meritsjudgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented
judgement on the meritsjudgment rendered through analysis and adjudication of the factual issues presented
summary judgmenta judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
summary judgementa judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
judgment on the pleadingsa judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
judgement on the pleadingsa judgment rendered by the court prior to a verdict because no material issue of fact exists and one party or the other is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law
arbitrationthe act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment; "they submitted their disagreement to arbitration"
arbitramentthe act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment; "they submitted their disagreement to arbitration"
arbitrementthe act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment; "they submitted their disagreement to arbitration"
opinionthe reason for a court''s judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
rulingthe reason for a court''s judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
Bakke decisiona ruling by the Supreme Court on affirmative action; the Court ruled in 1978 that medical schools are entitled to consider race as a factor in their admission policy
fatwaa ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority
umpiragethe act of umpiring; "the officiating was excellent"
officiationthe act of umpiring; "the officiating was excellent"
officiatingthe act of umpiring; "the officiating was excellent"
refereeingthe act of umpiring; "the officiating was excellent"
findingthe decision of a court on issues of fact or law
verdict(law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
finding of fact(law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
finding of lawa finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts
conclusion of lawa finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts
compromise verdicta verdict resulting from improper compromises between jurors on material issues
directed verdicta verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration by the jury; there cannot be a directed verdict of guilty in a criminal trial