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Judgment

An order from a judge or jury to pay a certain amount of money. Judgments usually come after a lawsuit or a criminal conviction. For example, if a company is sued and found liable, it may receive a judgment for, say, $1 million, which it must pay to the plaintiff. Also, if one is convicted of theft, one may be ordered to repay what one has stolen. See also: Out-of-Court Settlement.

judgment

An order of a court.

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We seek, among other things, entry of judgment that Sophos has infringed and is infringing our asserted patents, a judgment that Sophos has induced infringement of U.
12) Subsequent decisions declined to hold that a reservation of jurisdiction provision in a judgment could be used to reopen a proceeding after jurisdiction had been lost as a result of the entry of judgment.
141) The dissent also suggested that because no motions which could have overturned the Domino's conviction were pending, "only some hypothetical future development as remote as legislative reform, commutation, or clemency" could have prevented entry of judgment in the Domino's case).
The court held that while nonfinal orders were not subject to a motion for rehearing, a trial judge nevertheless had the discretion to choose to entertain such a motion precisely because it had jurisdiction to control its nonfinal orders prior to entry of judgment.
YANEZ, is hereby warned to appear in this court within thirty (30) days of the first publication of this Warning Order and answer the civil Complaint of the Plaintiff, SHELTER INSURANCE COMPANIES or upon failure of Defendant to do so, the Complaint filed herein will be deemed to be admitted and the Defendant will lace entry of judgment by default or be otherwise barred from asserting his interest.
Under the federal antitrust laws, the damage award will be trebled upon entry of judgment, and MM Steel will be entitled to recover attorneys' fees.
THE SUPREME COURT OE ALABAMA REVERSED THE JUDGMENT OF THE LOWER COURT AND REMANDED THE CASE BACK TO THE COURT FOR ENTRY OF JUDGMENT AS A MATTER OF LAW IN FAVOR OFTHE INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS.
The trial court granted Marsha's motion to correct error, revising its earlier entry of judgment to deny summary judgment on the general premises liability claim.
Miller's conduct amounted to wantonness, and the Supreme Court of Alabama affirmed the entry of judgment on the wantonness issue, the plaintiff may have been entitled to not only the damages awarded for the medical malpractice of Dr.
is hereby warned to appear in this court within thirty (30) days of the first publication of this Warning Order and answer the civil Complaint of Plaintiff ACME BRICK COMPANY or upon failure of Defendant to do so, the Complaint filed herein will be deemed to be admitted and the Defendant will face entry of judgment by default or be otherwise barred from asserting its interest.
It is the entry of judgment rather than the mere granting of a motion that signals that the court's judicial labors are at an end and the order is final.
Currently, first-time defendants can plead guilty to drug possession charges and request a ``deferred entry of judgment,'' which lets them attend a rehabilitation program and avoid incarceration.