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Definition 1: the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where legal opinion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • opinions are usually written by a single judge

Synonyms for legal opinion in the sense of this definition

(legal opinion is a kind of ...) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(... is a kind of legal opinion ) an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning

(... is a kind of legal opinion ) an opinion that disagrees with the court's disposition of the case

(... is a kind of legal opinion ) the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')

(... is a kind of legal opinion ) (Islam) a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar

"bin Laden issued three fatwahs calling upon Muslims to take up arms against the United States"

(... is a kind of legal opinion ) an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding

(legal opinion belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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