the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof
a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people
That which is opined; a notion or conviction founded on probable evidence; belief stronger than impression, less strong than positive knowledge; settled judgment in regard to any point of knowledge or action.
The judgment or sentiment which the mind forms of persons or things; estimation.
Favorable estimation; hence, consideration; reputation; fame; public sentiment or esteem.
Obstinacy in holding to one's belief or impression; opiniativeness; conceitedness.
The formal decision, or expression of views, of a judge, an umpire, a counselor, or other party officially called upon to consider and decide upon a matter or point submitted.