Definition of Concurring opinion

1. Noun. An opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning.

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



Definition of Concurring opinion

1. Noun. An opinion which follows the outcome of the majority of the court, but might arrive there in a differing manner. ¹

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Literary usage of Concurring opinion

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1. Cases on Constitutional Law: With Notes by James Bradley Thayer (1895)
"[The concurring opinion of CLIFFORD, J., is omitted.] PENSACOLA TELEGRAPH COMPANY v. WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES. ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1916)
"When I wrote said concurring opinion I proceeded upon the assumption which, as I understood it, was practically conceded by the majority, ..."

3. The Codes of California as Amended and in Force at the Close of the Forty by James Manford Kerr, California (1922)
"concurring opinion of McKee, J., in Emeric v. Alvarado, 64 Cal. 529, 629, 2 Рас. 418. See, also, Gates v. Salmón, 35 CaL 676, 593, 95 Am. Dee. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Power of Taxation, State and Federal, in the United States by Frederick Newton Judson (1917)
"Justice Gray, in a separate concurring opinion, ... Mr. Justice White delivered a concurring opinion which was also con- ..."

5. The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided by Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne (1887)
"To this opinion of the commissioner there is a concurring opinion of a member ... This concurring opinion is at least a declaration to the effect that the ..."

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