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n. judgment, decree or determination of findings of fact and/or of law by a judge, arbitrator, court, governmental agency or other official tribunal (court).
The outcome of a proceeding before a judge, arbitrator, government agency or other legal tribunal. “Decision” is a general term often used interchangeably with the terms judgment or “opinion.” To be precise, however, a judgment is the written form of the court’s decision in the clerk’s minutes or notes, and an opinion is a written document setting out the reasons for reaching the decision.
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