separate opinion

Definition of "separate opinion"
  1. An opinion that is authored individually by a judge who either disagrees with the majority's decision or agrees only with their conclusion but not their reasoning
How to use "separate opinion" in a sentence
  1. The judge delivered a separate opinion to express her differing view on the majority verdict.
  2. Even though the judge was in agreement with the outcome of the case, he voiced his concurrence through a separate opinion.
  3. The appeals court's decision included a separate opinion that offered a unique perspective on the legal issue at hand.

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