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Sigma KEE - LegalDecision
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LegalDecision
A decision issued by a court with respect to a LegalAction. Note that a LegalDecision is the act of Declaring a decision of a court, it is not the act of judge or jury Deciding the merits of a particular LegalAction.
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Parents Declaring The Class of LinguisticCommunications that effect an institutional alteration when performed by competent authority. Some examples are nominating, marrying, and excommunicating.
  JudicialProcess Any legal proceeding which is conducted by a JudicialOrganization. Note that there is an important difference between the concepts LegalAction and JudicialProcess. The former refers to legal claims that are brought by a plaintiff, e.g. law suits, while the second refers to trials and other sorts of judicial hearings where the merits of a LegalAction are decided.
Children LegalAcquittalAny LegalDecision where the defendant is found not to be guilty of the crime for which the corresponding trial was held.
 LegalAwardAny LegalDecision which gives to the plaintiff of the corresponding LegalAction some amount of monetary compensation.
 LegalConvictionAny LegalDecision where the defendant is found guilty of the crime for which the corresponding trial was held.
 LegalDismissalAny LegalDecision where the LegalAction of the plaintiff is dismissed by the court, e.g. for lack of merit.
 SentencingAny LegalDecision where the defendant is assigned a punishment for a CriminalAction which was the subject of an earlier LegalConviction.


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