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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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There are three key ways in which social science is employed--as legislative fact, adjudicative fact, and social framework.
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accepting a plea bargain is related to adjudicative competence.
to shift when we move from the political to the adjudicative context.
In the proof of adjudicative facts in the American legal system, they are not formally defined at all; the Federal Rules of Evidence, for example, recognize that there is something called "probative value," (10) but they provide no mechanism for measuring it either cardinally or ordinally.
This rule governs judicial notice of an adjudicative fact only, not a legislative fact.
In particular, she aims to "redefine those tasks that occur in a prosecutor's office that instead should be labeled as adjudicative and performed by someone not otherwise involved in the case.
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The rule requires in-house legal, information security and human resources departments to collect and share information related to the 13 personnel security adjudicative guidelines, monitor access--and attempted access --to classified databases, and establish an insider threat training program to educate employees on how to identify potential insider threats.
3) Adjudicative facts are "facts concerning immediate parties--what the parties did, what the circumstances were, what the background conditions were.
Marshall, (14) the Supreme Court called into question the constitutionality of the adjudicative power given to bankruptcy courts over statutorily core matters by the bankruptcy jurisdictional scheme as revised in 1984 by Congress (15) in response to Northern Pipeline Const.