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judgment

 [juj´ment]
the ability to make logical, rational decisions and decide whether a given action is right or wrong.
clinical judgment the process by which the nurse decides on data to be collected about a client, makes an interpretation of the data, arrives at a nursing diagnosis, and identifies appropriate nursing actions; this involves problem solving, decision making, and critical thinking.

judgment

[juj′mənt]
Etymology: L, judicare, to judge
1 (in law) the final decision of the court regarding the case before it.
2 the reason given by the court for its decision; an opinion.
3 an award, penalty, or other sentence of law given by the court.
4 the ability to recognize the relationships of ideas and to form correct conclusions from those data as well as from those acquired from experience.

judg·ment

(jŭj'mĕnt)
Ability to evaluate the positive and negative aspects of a behavior or situation and act or react appropriately.
Compare: discrimination
Synonym(s): judgement.

judg·ment

(jŭj'mĕnt)
Ability to evaluate aspects of a behavior or situation and act or react appropriately.
Synonym(s): judgement.

judgment,

n 1. a legal finding.
n 2. the ability to discriminate between or among two or more states or conditions.
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The penultimate section of the opinion rejected Ramdass' assertion that Virginia's use of entry of judgment rather than conviction as the moment at which a conviction becomes a predicate strike is arbitrary.
It may be directed at virtually any nonfinal order and filed at any time until entry of judgment, but does not toll the time for filing a notice of appeal or a petition for writ of certiorari.
SAIBOU, is hereby warned to appear in this court within thirty (30) days of the first publication of this Warning Order and answer the civil Complaint of the Plaintiff, SHELTER INSURANCE COMPANIES or upon failure of Defendant to do so, the Complaint filed herein will be deemed to be admitted and the Defendant will face entry of judgment by default or be otherwise barred from asserting his interest.
YANEZ, is hereby warned to appear in this court within thirty (30) days el the first publication of this Warning Order and answer the civil Complaint of the Plaintiff, SHELTER INSURANCE COMPANIES or upon failure of Defendant to do so, the Complaint filed herein will be deemed to be admitted and the Defendant will face entry of judgment by default or be otherwise barred from asserting his interest.
Unlike the deferred entry of judgment arrangement, Proposition 36 is open to offenders with criminal records, as long as they do not include serious felonies.
Indeed, if a provision in a final judgment reserving jurisdiction to determine the issue of attorneys' fees were to act as an automatic but indefinite extension of time for filing a written motion, courts would again be faced with determining on a case-by-case basis what length of time thereafter was reasonable for filing a motion for fees, or whether motions for fees filed long after entry of judgment were unreasonably delayed and should be denied.
Fischer recommended that Hernandez be allowed to enter a deferred entry of judgment program, allowing him to keep his $93,000-a-year post, saying he was ``eligible, suitable and deserving of the opportunity and benefits'' of a deferred judgment.
The entry of judgment on the verdict is another important step in ICO's long running efforts to obtain compensation for its shareholders for Boeing's fraud, tortious interference and breach of contract," commented John Flynn, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary for ICO.
Citing a provision of the Rules that deals with the finality of orders in connection with judgments upon multiple claims or involving multiple parties, the court observed that Certification of final Judgment when more than one claim for relief is presented in a suit, whether as a claim, counterclaim, cross-claim or third party claim, or when multiple parties are involved, the court may direct the entry of a final judgment as to one or more but fewer than all of the claims or parties only upon an express determination, supported by specific factual findings, that there is no just reason for delay and upon an express direction for the entry of judgment.
s assigned fault in which the Missouri Supreme Court reversed the trial court's judgment with respect to both issues, affirmed it in all other respects, and remanded the case for entry of judgment accordingly.
Judge Farnan's subsequent entry of judgment will preclude the FDA from issuing final approvals for the defendants' Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) prior to the expiration of the '314 patent in 2016.
The above name Defendant, STEPHEN HOGUET d/b/a HOGUET CUSTOM LANDSCAPE, is hereby warned to appear in this Court within thirty (30) days of the first publication of this Warning Order and answer the civil Complaint of the Plaintiff, JOHN DEERE LANDSCAPE, or upon failure of Defendant to do so, the Complaint filed herein will be deemed to be admitted and the Defendant will face entry of judgment by default and be otherwise barred from asserting his interest.