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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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Justice Tsoho consequently entered judgment for the plaintiff and granted his reliefs in accordance with the prayers which arise from proceedings related to the said Anambra Central senatorial district election.
13) The district court concluded that Donovan could not collect on the judgment unless it succeeds in the suit against Lauderdale Marine and that on this record, the trial court did not abuse its discretion in ordering the transfer of the lawsuit.
Without some basic information about a judgment debtors assets and liabilities, however, it will be difficult to make an informed decision regarding how much you put into the post-judgment enforcement process.
In situations where the enforcement and recognition mechanisms under state law are unavailable, Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code may provide a judgment creditor in possession of a foreign court judgment a potential means of recourse.
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Inaccurate judgment data on balances differ from a creditors system balance
A creditor need only have an attorney sign a confession of judgment to obtain a judgment by confession (assuming that the creditor has the right to such a judgment), and can do so without ever notifying the debtor.
The First Circuit has stated that registering courts may not grant relief from foreign judgments unless the judgment is jurisdictionally deficient or there are grounds that support an independent equitable action.
On May 3, 2006, plaintiff proceeded to enter judgment on the default, and on May 12, 2006, defendant's new counsel advised plaintiff of the Supreme Court stay.
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Similarly, the Court of Appeal erred in exempting the church from liability on the ground of charitable immunity," the judgment read.