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dissent

1. Christianity separation from an established church; Nonconformism
2. the voicing of a minority opinion in announcing the decision on a case at law; dissenting judgment
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In politics for example it is easy to see the progress of dissent.
The same disposition to scrutiny and dissent appeared in civil, festive, neighborly, and domestic society.
Why should scant judicial resources be devoted to writing an opinion that has no force or effect whatsoever in the case in which it is rendered, and that may in fact adversely affect the collegiality that is so very important to appellate judges, especially when a dissent levels a personal attack on the author of the majority opinion?
Minority; realistic ideals: A judge who is largely responsible for the largest distribution of compensation in Pakistan's legal history to the victims of Karachi's 2012 Baldia factory fire, and a judge who survived a bomb attack by the TTP in 2013, is the Supreme Court justice who has written a powerful dissent in the metro train case.
In a statement, Robredo emphasized that 'democracy demands dissent.
3) She apparently would have preferred one unified dissent to four separate dissents.
6) The decision, described by the commentators as a "monster" of an opinion, included a forty-nine page majority opinion by Justice Samuel Alito, and a colossal thirty-five page dissent by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Synopsis: "Dissent: The History of an American Idea" examines the key role dissent has played in shaping the United States.
THE reform Bills on auctioning of coal and minerals may clear the Rajya Sabha hurdle with the majority in the two Select Committees making no changes in them although some Opposition members have expressed dissent.
High profile resignations from companies such as Hewlett-Packard and Chesapeake Energy suggest that shareholder dissent eventually leads to targeted directors departing from the board.
Subsequent sections examine (i) the relationship between the annual number of dissents per meeting and current inflation and unemployment rates, (ii) the reasons for dissents provided in official Committee records, and (iii) the differences between Federal Reserve governors and Reserve Bank presidents in the direction of policy dissents--that is, the tendency to dissent in favor of "tighter" or "easier" policies than those adopted by the majority.
Instead, this paper provides a critique of the orthodoxy in the existing literature to advocate absolutely either for or against the publication of judicial dissent.