majority opinion

Definition of "majority opinion"
  1. The judgment given by one judge in a legal case that is agreed upon by most of the judges in the court
How to use "majority opinion" in a sentence
  1. In the trial, the majority opinion ruled in favor of the defendant.
  2. The majority opinion is often the deciding factor in many court cases.
  3. The judge presented the majority opinion to the prosecution and defense.

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