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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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257, 257 (2006) (describing the liberalization of the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Canada as a "quiet revolution"); Allison M.
As the Comment to that provision explains, the objective of the reciprocity provision in the Act is not to make it more difficult to secure recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, but rather to create an incentive for foreign countries to commit to recognition and enforcement of judgments rendered in the United States.
Moreover, if one needs a reminder that the shaping of a federal law on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments for the United States has ramifications for other transnational actors, one can look to the failed attempt to negotiate a world-wide treaty on recognition and enforcement of judgments at the Hague Conference.
The purpose of the Florida Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act is to provide a speedy and economical method of enforcing a foreign judgment.
The court's lengthy analysis in Le Credit Lyonnais is consistent with and provides scholarly support for application of a 20-year limitation on the recordation and enforcement of a sister state's judgment under the Florida Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act.
Notwithstanding Hilton, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments came to be regarded as a matter of private law and not one of international relations.
The guiding principle that informs the rules concerning the enforcement of foreign judgments, both domestic and international, is the principle of res judicata.
7) Exactly one year later, the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conferences set up an informal working group to continue the efforts of preparing a text on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in civil and commercial matters.
This recourse to the law of a single state would be inimical to one of the main purposes of the Hague Convention, which is to establish uniform and predictable rules for the easy recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.
The public policy exception is one accepted by numerous foreign nations as a valid reason to deny the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.
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