Award

Definition

A final judgment or decision.  The centerpiece of an award is usually a declaration that one party owes another a certain amount of money.  Although the term often refers to the decisions of arbitrators and juries, it can also refer to the decisions of judges.

Illustrative case law

See, e.g. Dolan v. United States, 130 S.Ct. 2533 (2010).

See also