Definition of Final decision
1. Noun. A judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment.
Generic synonyms: Judgement, Judgment, Judicial Decision
Specialized synonyms: Condemnation, Conviction, Judgment Of Conviction, Sentence, Acquittal
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
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Literary usage of Final decision
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative by Thomas McIntyre Cooley (1903)
"... but the final decision must rest with the courts.8 This is the general rule, and the exceptions are of those cases where the law under which the canvass ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... and to account for the delay in the final decision of a case, which, from its charac ter, would seem to have demanded prompt ac tion. ..."
3. The Final Months of the War with Japan: Signals Intelligence, U. S. Invasion by Douglas J. MacEachim (1999)
"Such an interpretation is in flat contradiction to the explanation implicit in the j published statements, that the final decision was made only after the ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... the abolition of Catholic worship and the desecration of churches and religious institutions. the final decision had l>een reserved, Erfurt declined to ..."
5. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: His Early Life as a Slave, His Escape by Frederick Douglass (2001)
"New Experiences — Painful Disagreement of Opinion with old Friends — final decision to publish my Paper in Rochester — Its Fortunes and its Friends — Change ..."
6. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"... may. at their discretion, proceed to a final decision of the same, and award „^J^^ «и^ execution, or remand the same to an inferior court. ..."
7. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"Thus was a final decision put off by Leo ; although there is no doubt that, at the end of November, he was very much set against the French.f But at that ..."