Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
In a trial, the final result of an analysis of the facts presented in evidence, made by the trier of fact (a jury or judge). When a judge is the trier of fact, he or she will present orally in open court or in a written judgment the conclusions of fact supporting the decision.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:13 pm