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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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Unlike career Foreign Service employees, consular adjudicators are not evaluated for their potential to advance through the ranks, since the FAM limits their appointments to five years, renewable annually after an initial term of 27 months.
NEC also says that the adjudicator cannot be called as witness in subsequent proceedings - a provision that can help create trust and confidence for the parties in the adjudication process.
There were concerns that the adjudicators had already been selected and that the advertisement was only a charade; there were also assumptions from other sections of the community that the positions would only be open to 'onelegged, single-mother, mixed-race, trans-gender lesbians.
Ami Dowden-Fant, whose piece etches of her skin was selected for the 2008 national festival, says adjudicators gave her new ways to see her work.
This report presents disturbing findings about how the refugee claims of women fleeing domestic violence are treated by adjudicators at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.
You can guess what they told him to do when he called the unemployment office: Call the adjudicator.
In the case of a complaint regarding an abusive registration the adjudicator can refuse the dispute or the transfer of the disputed domain name to the complainant.
CA is working with supervisors in embassies and consulates to explain the new program, emphasizing that consular adjudicators are Foreign Service employees, with the same decision-making authority as entry-level FSOs.
Tribunal adjudicator Shan Cole ruled traffic laws cannot be enforced by council wardens because the local authority does not "provide parking" at the site.
The adjudicators were delighted with the very high standard of this year's competition and congratulate all five finalists and wish them the very best for the future.
If adjudicators were required to act in relation to oral contracts then they would have to decide whether the evidence with which they were provided, suggested that there was a contract, and, if so, the terms on which the contract was made.
The school adjudicators also upheld complaints in cases where teachers' children gained places while other children who lived nearer to the school failed.