conclusion of law
conclusion of law: the court's statement of the law applicable to a case in view of facts found to be true: the judgment required by law when applied to the facts – called also finding of law;

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

conclusion of law
n.
A court’s legal conclusions about a case, arrived at by applying rules of law.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


conclusion of law
A judge's final decision on a question of law which has been raised in a trial or a court hearing, particularly those issues which are vital to reaching a judgment. These may be presented orally by the judge in open court, but are often contained in a written judgment, such as an award of damages or denial of a petition.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


conclusion of law
n. An inference reached by applying substantive law to the facts. For example, unless there is an express or implied warranty or products liability law that applies to Jones' bicycle, the substantive legal principle known as caveat emptor will prevent Jones from holding the seller of the bicycle liable for the bike's flat tire.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


conclusion of law
The rule by which the rights of parties in a lawsuit are determined by a judge's application of relevant statutes or legal principles to the facts of the case that have been found to be true by the jury. The final judgment or decree rendered by a court based upon the verdict reached by the jury. Legal principles that provide the basis for the decision rendered by a judge in a case tried without a jury or with an advisory jury after certain facts have been established.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


conclusion of law
The rule by which the rights of parties in a lawsuit are determined by a judge's application of relevant statutes or legal principles to the facts of the case that have been found to be true by the jury. The final judgment or decree rendered by a court based upon the verdict reached by the jury. Legal principles that provide the basis for the decision rendered by a judge in a case tried without a jury or with an advisory jury after certain facts have been established.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

conclusion of law
n.
   a judge's final decision on a question of law which has been raised in a trial or a court hearing, particularly those issues which are vital to reaching a statement. These may be presented orally by the judge in open court, but are often contained in a written judgment in support of his/her judgment such as an award of damages or denial of a petition. In most cases either party is entitled to written conclusions of law if requested.
   See also: judgment

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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