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Adjudication

The settlement of a dispute by the declaration of a court. For example, a court adjudicates a lawsuit when it decides which party, if either, wins, and whether or how much money to award. What distinguishes adjudication is the fact that it involves a court. See also: Arbitration.

adjudication

A formal declaration by a court,addressing all issues raised by the parties.

Example: The court's adjudication declared the seller in default, ordered the seller to execute a deed to the buyer, and further assessed attorney's fees and costs against the seller.

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Accordingly, it is not a matter of local jurisdiction to be decided only by the court that is part of the same judicial system and it has to be addressed by the court sua sponte for the purposes of determining whether or not it has jurisdiction to adjudicate the case.
"But if we seriously want to eradicate foul play, we should introducea separate panel of experts to adjudicate on such incidents."
Some departments use a review board to adjudicate employee misconduct, and others rely on a senior official to make the decision.
[14] Of the ubiquitous boundary quarrels between neighbors and proprietors that justices of the peace (Jps) would later adjudicate in a matter of days by going directly to the site of contention, two such cases took three years and twenty months, respectively, at Conac.
Teachers who are dismissed for failing to do so can appeal the decision to the bishop, but the union wants a neutral third party to adjudicate such disputes.
These alternatives -- such as preparation of a statistical summary or the production of the information either in camera or subject to a protective order -- would satisfy the court's need for information necessary to adjudicate the disparate treatment claim without identifying particular taxpayers.
The OPM would design a long term care insurance package, manage its acquisition, negotiate premiums, and adjudicate disputed claims.
The unit want the Government to create local panels to adjudicate between the children and their employers.
Not surprisingly, many firms have been persuaded to settle civil RICO suits rather than adjudicate the issues.
A-files were not available to adjudicate naturalization applications in a small percentage of cases.
"I think it would be good if we could not only adjudicate the claim [online], but also pay the doctor right away.
We believe such solutions would satisfy the court's need for information necessary to adjudicate the disparate treatment claim without identifying particular taxpayers.