judgment by nil dicit


judgment by nil dicit
Same as judgment nihil dicit.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • nil dicit judgment — Judgment entered against defendant, in proceeding in which he is in court but has not filed an answer, is a nil dicit judgment ; all error of pleading being waived, court examines petition only to determine if it attempts to state cause of action …   Black's law dictionary

  • nil dicit judgment — Judgment entered against defendant, in proceeding in which he is in court but has not filed an answer, is a nil dicit judgment ; all error of pleading being waived, court examines petition only to determine if it attempts to state cause of action …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — A sense of knowledge sufficient to comprehend nature of transaction. Thomas v. Young, 57 App. D.C. 282, 22 F.2d 588, 590. An opinion or estimate. McClung Const. Co. v. Muncy, Tex.Civ.App., 65 S.W.2d 786, 790. The formation of an opinion or notion …   Black's law dictionary

  • judgment — judg·ment also judge·ment / jəj mənt/ n 1 a: a formal decision or determination on a matter or case by a court; esp: final judgment in this entry compare dictum, disposition …   Law dictionary

  • nihil dicit — /nay(h)al disat/ day /. He says nothing. The name of the judgment which may be taken as of course against a defendant who omits to plead or answer the plaintiffs declaration or complaint within the time limited. In some jurisdictions it is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • nihil dicit — /nay(h)al disat/ day /. He says nothing. The name of the judgment which may be taken as of course against a defendant who omits to plead or answer the plaintiffs declaration or complaint within the time limited. In some jurisdictions it is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • List of Latin phrases (N) — This page lists direct English translations of Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before that of… …   Wikipedia


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