Definition of Dissenting opinion

1. Noun. An opinion that disagrees with the court's disposition of the case.

Generic synonyms: Judgement, Judgment, Legal Opinion, Opinion
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



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Literary usage of Dissenting opinion

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"And Mr. Justice Bradley, in a dissenting opinion in which Mr. Justice Field joined, said: "The States cannot tax the powers, the operations or the property ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"The dissenting opinion as prepared by Judge POFFENBARGER, it seems to me, Is a labored effort in support of the two theories upon which his opinion in ..."

3. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1919)
"246, 15 LRA 845, 30 NE 1131 (see dissenting opinion in 156 Mass. ... 695, allowing inspection tax on fertilizers; dissenting opinion in Standard Oil Co. v. ..."

4. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Henry Cabot Lodge (1888)
"Citation occurs in a dissenting opinion.) United States v. Gradwell, 243 US, 476, at page 484. (Conspiracy to influence a congressional election by bribery. ..."

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