ratio decidendi

The reason for deciding; the reasoning or principle, or ground upon which a case is decided.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Ratio decidendi — (plural: rationes decidendi) is a Latin phrase meaning the reason (or ratio nale) for the decision. The ratio decidendi is:: [t] he point in a case which determines the judgment [See Black s Law Dictionary, page 1135 (5th ed. 1979).] or: the… …   Wikipedia

  • ratio decidendi — ra·tio de·ci·den·di / rā shē ˌō ˌde sə den ˌdī, rā ˌshō , ˌdā sē den dē/ n [Latin, grounds for deciding]: the principle or rule constituting the basis of a court decision Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. ratio deciden …   Law dictionary

  • Ratio decidendi — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Ratio decidendi es una expresión latina, que significa literalmente en español razón para decidir o razón suficiente . Hace referencia a aquellos argumentos en la parte considerativa de una sentencia o resolución… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ratio Decidendi — (lat. „Entscheidungsgrund“) steht für Rechtsansichten in einer Gerichtsentscheidung, die für die Entscheidung tragend sind. Gegensatz ist das obiter dictum. Siehe auch: Präzedenzfall, Ratio Kategorien: Recht (England und Wales)RechtsspracheRecht… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ratio decidendi — Die ratio decidendi (lateinisch) steht für Rechtsansichten in einer Gerichtsentscheidung, die für die Entscheidung tragend sind. Gegensatz ist das obiter dictum. Siehe auch: Präzedenzfall, Ratio …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ratio decidendi — ˌdesə̇ˈden(ˌ)dē noun (plural rationes decidendi) Etymology: Latin : the reason or ground for a judicial decision …   Useful english dictionary

  • ratio decidendi — noun A judicial decision on a point of law as opposed to an obiter dictum which is merely a judicial opinion. See Also: obiter, obiter dictum …   Wiktionary

  • ratio decidendi — /ˌreɪʃioʊ deɪsəˈdɛndaɪ/ (say .raysheeoh daysuh denduy) noun Law 1. the decision in a case and the facts material to it. 2. the principle upon which a case is decided. {Latin: reason for deciding} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ratio decidendi — /reysh(iy)ow desadenday/ The ground or reason of decision. The point in a case which determines the judgment …   Black's law dictionary

  • Ratio — This article is about the mathematical concept. For the Swedish institute, see Ratio Institute. For the academic journal, see Ratio (journal). For the philosophical concept, see Reason. For the legal concept, see Ratio decidendi. The ratio of… …   Wikipedia

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