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dissenting opinion

n. (See: dissent)

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So where are our great dissenting opinions? The ones that stir the soul and make us realise, perhaps years later that we took a wrong turn in the past.
In her dissenting Opinion, Guanzon noted that Cardema along with three others who also filed for substitution for Duterte Youth 'categorically declared and admitted their ineligibility.'
the refusal of the Court to reveal the content of the dissenting opinion
In separate dissenting opinions released to the media yesterday, De la Cruz and Estoesta said their three fellow magistrates erred in their decision that Revilla cannot be held liable for plunder because the prosecution supposedly failed "to establish beyond reasonable doubt" that the former senator received rebates, commission or kickbacks from the allocation of his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel to the bogus non-government organizations owned by alleged pork scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles.
'It surprised me that a dissenting opinion is not on a separate statement or a separate page but attached to the document itself,' Delgra said.
In his speech on dissents, Justice Scalia contrasted the freedom of a dissenting opinion favorably with the task of writing an opinion for the Court:
For example, we might expect to see dictionary definitions in a majority opinion countered by opposing dictionary definitions in the dissenting opinion, references to statutory purpose in a majority opinion (e.g., "the Civil Rights Act was enacted in order to remedy the nation's long history of discrimination against racial minorities") countered by an opposing statutory purpose in the dissenting opinion (e.g., "the Civil Rights Act's primary goal was to create a color-blind society"), and a majority opinion's reliance on the whole act rule met by reliance on a contradictory subset of the whole act rule in the dissenting opinion.
She pointed out that three dissenting judges "maintain their former dissenting opinions that relief should not have been granted" to Robbins under the 2013 statute.
Among the petitions under review were a few cases stemming from 2014's "Hobby Lobby" decisionstriking down a provision that would have required, according The New York Times, "family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act"for which Ginsburg wrote the dissenting opinion. On Monday, the Supreme Court will announce whether or not it will hear those cases.
At the moment, awards are being planned for best majority opinion by a state court judge, best concurring or dissenting opinion by a state court judge, and best federal opinion.
"What was done is clear, we [the opposition] were expected to write down our dissenting opinion without having seen the preamble [of the report]...In an unprecedented way in the history of Parliament, the report was kept [from the opposition]" said AksE-nger.
In several courts of last resort, such as the Supreme Court of Canada, the United States Supreme Court, and the European Court of Human Rights, judges are permitted to publish a dissenting opinion. (1) However, this practice is not a universal one.