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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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46) Conversely, "[w]hen an agency [or court] finds facts concerning immediate parties--what the parties did, what the circumstances were, what the background conditions were--the agency [or court] is performing an adjudicative function, and the facts may conveniently be called adjudicative facts.
Because judicial notice on appeal is a vital adjudicative device for advancing appellate decisions on the merits, its application should be clarified in Florida in the same way that it has been under federal rules, and in the same way that other states, such as California, have moved to clarify their appellate rules.
This is so because neither IQ nor the adjudicative competence measure
concepts of adjudicative representation in different types of litigation
Almost no one in the law, in scholarship or otherwise, addresses the standard of proof for anything other than adjudicative facts.
Federal Rule of Evidence 201 allows courts to take judicial notice of adjudicative facts that are "not subject to reasonable dispute" because they are "generally known within the trial court's territorial jurisdiction" or "can be accurately and readily determined from sources whose accuracy cannot reasonably be questioned.
Likewise, schools' efforts to develop a working investigative and adjudicative system will take time and will not be easy, but it is a challenge that they must accept.
Armed with this distinction, we see that appellate courts generally grant clear error deference only to adjudicative facts.
Section III will address the constitutionality of the adjudicative power of bankruptcy courts over certain core matters.
Their everyday work requires them to oversee the precise details of adjudicative processes, including issues such as the use of interim measures, the disclosure of evidence, questions of standing and representation by counsel, the assessment of the admissibility of evidence and the relative weight to be accorded to it, the management of delays, and the awarding of costs.
54) The trigger for a formal adjudicative hearing under state
The government also has specific adjudicative guidelines, and your attorney can significantly improve your odds of a clearance adjudication in your favor.