Definition of Personal judgment
1. Noun. A judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages.
Generic synonyms: Judgement, Judgment, Judicial Decision
Category relationships: Corp, Corporation, Jurisprudence, Law
Antonyms: Judgment In Rem
Lexicographical Neighbors of Personal Judgment
Literary usage of Personal judgment
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"The fraudulent vendee becomes chargeable with the proceeds received from the innocent purchaser, hut the property itself is not, and a personal judgment may ..."
2. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1898)
"In Missouri, unless a railroad company is notified within twenty days of the claim of a laborer or materialman, as provided by statute, a personal judgment ..."
3. A Treatise on the Power of Taxation, State and Federal, in the United States by Frederick Newton Judson (1917)
"Limitation of Power to Recover personal judgment. ... Thus the statute of Iowa authorized a personal judgment in a suit upon a special tax bill for a local ..."
4. Cyclopedia of the Law of Private Corporations by William Meade Fletcher (1920)
"Requisites to jurisdiction to render personal judgment against foreign corporation. As has been seen elsewhere if a corporation has real or personal ..."
5. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"Except When His personal judgment is Demanded. Where, however, from the nature of the case, or by express constitutional or statutory declaration, ..."
6. Public opinion and popular government by Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1913)
"The Theories of Delegation and of personal judgment Another pair of contradictory theories of representation raises the question of the relation of a ..."