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adjudicate

(ă-jood′ĭ-kāt″) [L. adjudicare, to award a judgment, judge]
To issue or make a judgment in a court of law, e.g., regarding malpractice.
adjudication (-jood″ĭ-kā′shŏn) adjudicator (-jood′ĭ-kāt″ŏr)

adjudicate (əjōō´dikāt´),

v the final step in dental peer review at which the dental peer review committee renders a formal, nonlegal decision on a case.
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For example, even though a withhold of adjudication may not be admissible as impeachment evidence of a conviction under F.
A greater concern with the proposal is that the requirement to decide the terms of the contract in itself might potentially increase the scope of the adjudicator's jurisdiction so far that a fair and accurate decision cannot be reached within the time scales allowed for adjudication.
Following the adjudication, a spokeswoman for Cleveland Bridge said: "This award in an adjudication process instigated by Multiplex against CBUK is the final chapter in this saga.
Smalley that "juvenile adjudications can rightly be characterized as 'prior convictions' for Apprendi purposes.
Juvenile crime and violence are on the rise, and the traditional juvenile justice system often leaves behind victims dissatisfied with the adjudication process, juveniles who never are held accountable for their behavior, and citizens frustrated with a system that cannot control delinquency.
This was the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 and, among other things, it made adjudication a statutory right.
Keith Blizzard, director of quantity surveyors Blizzards, says adjudication in resolving contractual disputes is no longer considered the last resort.
It would appear that the judges had previously deferred to the king's prerogative adjudications.
Frances Crook, the Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform, said: "The system of adjudications has become a monster, imposing fearsome punishments when people misbehave often as a result of the dreadful conditions they are subjected to.
It also revealed the number of adjudications where extra days were given to prisoners has risen by 47% since 2010.
Les enveloppes devront porter, de maniere apparente, la mention: Adjudication [beaucoup moins que] Reseau Wi-Fi de l UPU [beaucoup plus grand que]
The court instructed the jury to only consider the prior adjudications as evidence of the believability of the defendant, not as evidenced of guilt or innocence.