Definition of Final judgment

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.

Exact synonyms: Final Decision
Generic synonyms: Judgement, Judgment, Judicial Decision
Specialized synonyms: Condemnation, Conviction, Judgment Of Conviction, Sentence, Acquittal
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law

Definition of Final judgment

1. Proper noun. (Christianity) See main entry at Judgment Day. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Final Judgment

final account
final approach
final curtain
final cut
final decision
final decree
final drive
final drives
final exam
final examination
final examinations
final exams
final impression
final injunction
final judgment (current term)
final nail in the coffin
final nails in the coffin
final payment
final period
final result
final sigma
final sigmas
final solution
final stage
final straw
final whistle
final whistles

Literary usage of Final judgment

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1913)
"The rule which excludes the right to review questions arising in a cause depending in a state court until a final judgment is rendered by such court ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"There was therefore a final judgment by the court directing a verdict for the amount of the suit, but there was no exception made to this final Judgment. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... so that in no sense can that judgment be deemed a final one. The case must go back and be tried upon its merits, and final judgment must be rendered ..."

4. Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace-book Designed for the Use by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1909)
"The nature of the final judgment. The final judgment is not a spiritual, invisible, endless process, identical with ..."

5. The Practice of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, in Personal by William Tidd, Francis Joseph Troubat, Asa Israel Fish, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1856)
"Taxing costs and signing final judgment are considered, in the King's Bench, as contemporaneous acts: and therefore the attendance of the defendant's ..."

6. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"final judgment of a Foreign Court; V. Re Henderson, 57 LJ Ch. 367; 37 Ch. D. 244; 58 LT 242. "final judgment" qua Sheriff Courts in Scotland; Stat. ..."

7. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
"The question what is a final judgment becomes material in many cases where there is a right of review on error or appeal as to final, ..."

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