Ruling

  • (noun): The reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself).
    Synonyms: opinion
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ruling:

Mc Collum V. Board Of Education - Subsequent Developments
... The Supreme Court's ruling remanded the case to the Illinois high court for relief consistent with the federal ruling ... The 6 to 3 ruling in the later case held that a New York program allowing religious education during the school day was permissible, because it did not use public ...
Protect America Act Of 2007 - FISC Ruling, January 2009
... In January 2009, a United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review ruling was made in favor of the warrantless wiretapping role of the Protect America Act 2007, in a heavily ...
Criticism Of The Pledge Of Allegiance - 2005 District Ruling
... to the Ninth Circuit and filed a brief that declared, " object to the ruling that the pledge violates any part of the Establishment Clause." Derek Gaubatz, Director of Litigation for the Becket Fund ...
Michael Mukasey - Judicial Career
... Mukasey also heard the trial of Jose Padilla, ruling that the U.S ... distribution of screener copies of films during awards season, ruling that the ban was likely an unlawful restraint of trade unfair to independent filmmakers ... In so ruling, Mukasey gave deference to "a federal executive branch policy favoring voluntary resolution of Holocaust-era insurance claims." ...
Church Of Scientology V. Gerald Armstrong - Ruling
... Background The COS filed an appeal seeking to overturn prior orders (1) dismissing its claims against Armstrong and (2) ordering that the court records in previous litigation be unsealed ... (Armstrong, 232 Cal ...

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Famous quotes containing the word ruling:

    Unrecognized alcoholism is the ruling pathology among writers and intellectuals.
    Diana Trilling (b. 1905)

    We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours?
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    In every one of us there are two ruling and directing principles, whose guidance we follow wherever they may lead; the one being an innate desire of pleasure; the other, an acquired judgment which aspires after excellence.
    Socrates (469–399 B.C.)