finding of fact
finding of fact see finding

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

finding of fact
n.
A court’s or agency’s determinations about the facts of a case after hearing testimony, examining evidence, and deliberating.

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


finding of fact
See: finding
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • Finding of fact — Das finding of fact bezeichnet im Strafprozess der Vereinigten Staaten das Vorgehen im Zwischenverfahren der dreiteiligen Verfahrensordnung aus Ermittlungsverfahren, Erkenntnisverfahren und Strafverfahren. Ein solches Zwischenverfahren ist im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • finding of fact — Determinations from the evidence of a case, either by court or an administrative agency, concerning facts averred by one party and denied by another. Kozsdiy v. O Falton Bd. of Fire and Police Com rs, 31 Ill.App.3d 173, 334 N.E.2d 325, 329. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • finding of fact — Determinations from the evidence of a case, either by court or an administrative agency, concerning facts averred by one party and denied by another. Kozsdiy v. O Falton Bd. of Fire and Police Com rs, 31 Ill.App.3d 173, 334 N.E.2d 325, 329. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • finding of fact — The result of reasoning from the evidentiary facts. Greenbeig v Lee, 196 Or 157, 248 P2d 324, 35 ALR2d 567. A conclusion drawn by the trial court from the facts without the exercise of legal judgment. 53 Am J1st Trial § 1132. A written statement… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • finding of fact — noun (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment • Syn: ↑verdict • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑finding …   Useful english dictionary

  • finding — find·ing n: a determination resulting from judicial or administrative examination or inquiry (as at trial) esp. into matters of fact as embodied in the verdict of a jury or decision of a court, referee, or administrative body or officer; also,… …   Law dictionary

  • fact-finding — [fakt′fīn΄diŋ] n. the gathering of information; specif., preliminary research to gather facts for a later, full investigation, hearing, etc. adj. of, resulting from, or for the purpose of such research [a fact finding trip prior to a… …   Universalium

  • fact — n [Latin factum deed, real happening, something done, from neuter of factus, past participle of facere to do, make] 1: something that has actual existence: a matter of objective reality 2: any of the circumstances of a case that exist or are… …   Law dictionary

  • fact-finding — fact .finding adj fact finding trip/visit/mission etc an official trip, visit etc during which you try to find out facts and information about something for your organization, government etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fact-finding — adjective designed to find information or ascertain facts a fact finding committee investigative reporting • Syn: ↑investigative, ↑investigatory • Similar to: ↑inquiring • Derivationally related …   Useful english dictionary

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