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the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
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an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning
an opinion that disagrees with the court's disposition of the case
the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')
(Islam) a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar
an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
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