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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.


An order of a court.

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When EDEA learned of this lease, it commenced a re-foreclosure action which sought a judgement declaring that Davyon had no interest in the property and that Davyon was foreclosed from claiming any right to the property and that EDEA is the sole and lawful owner of the property involved.
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If the appellate court does not reverse or set aside the business interference judgement following rehearing, the Company believes that a bond may be required to stay enforcement of this judgment while the Company seeks other proceedings to set it aside.
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The arrest order referred to in the Reuters press release relates to a default judgement against the Company's President, Randy Jackson and others.
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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 2, 1997--A motion requesting a federal appeals court to reaffirm its earlier decision awarding Hughes Aircraft Company a $114 million judgement against the U.
BUSINESS WIRE)--March 13, 1997--Multnomah County (Oregon) Circuit Court Judge Steven Gallagher has granted a motion for partial summary judgement filed by SLI Inc.