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declaratory judgment Explained

declaratory judgment at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

In law, a judgment merely declaring a right or establishing the legal status or interpretation of a law or instrument. It is binding but is distinguished from other judgments or court opinions in that it includes no executive element (an order that something be done); instead it simply declares or defines rights to be observed or wrongs to be eschewed by litigants, or expresses the court's view on a contested question of law. See also summary judgment.

declaratory judgment at English (WD) Of Explained:



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  1. Inter: lega » l A ruling of a court in a civil case which declares the rights, duties, or obligations of each party in a dispute, but does not necessarily award any damages or other relief.

    Related terms

    *advisory opinion

  • declaratory relief
  • declaratory ruling

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