concurring opinion

noun

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Procedural Law and Evidence
  • Civil law

Definitions of concurring opinion

  • a written opinion by one or more judges of a court that agrees with the majority’s ruling on a particular case, but which is based on different rationales or legal principles

    Four justices signed the majority opinion, and two justices signed a concurring opinion that found fault with language in one section.

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