The solution to a particular conflict as determined by a judge or administrative hearing officer with the authority to rule on the issue in dispute. Generally speaking, adjudication also implies that judgements will be rendered according to objective standards, rules, or laws.
The process for obtaining a water court decree for a conditional water right, a finding of reasonable diligence, an absolute water right, an exchange, an augmentation plan, a change of water right, or a right to withdraw nontributary water or Denver Basin groundwater that is outside of a designated groundwater basin.
The ability to automate a judgment based on background screening outcome. This judgment often results in "meets requirements" or "does not meet requirements" outcome. Once adjudication takes place automatic distribution and/or adverse action can occur.
an administrative or judicial determination of all rights to use water in a particular stream system or watershed, to establish the priority, point of diversion, place and nature of use and the quantity of water used among the various claimants
Rapid resolution, it is quick, simple, cheap, rough justice. We can make it work for you. The law requires the parties to many construction contracts to have the right to adjudicate. The parties are normally at loggerheads. A third party such as an architect is employed to decide who wins and loses. Adjudication takes about 28 days. It is one of the fastest methods of dispute resolution but you cannot recover lawyers fees. Click here for a factsheet on Adjudication.
Adjudication is a binding decision made by an appointed neutral party on the basis of submitted documents or after a hearing. It is designed to provide a speedy resolution, enabling parties to continue with work undertaken. Either party may appeal the adjudicator's decision to court or arbitration, or indeed settle the dispute by mediation. The Housing, Grants, Regeneration Act 1996 has greatly increased the use of adjudication.
Generically, a dispute resolution process in which a neutral third party hears each parties case and makes a decision binding on them. There are various forms of adjudication, for example litigation and arbitration .... ADR Principles & Practice, Henry Brown & Arthur Marriott
The phase of a delinquency hearing similar to a "trial" in adult criminal court, except that juveniles have no right to a jury trial, a public trial, or bail. ROR, or Release on Recognizance, is never used in juvenile systems.
is a process in which the parties present arguments and evidence to a neutral third party (the adjudicator) who makes a determination which is enforceable by the authority of the adjudicator. The most common form of internally enforceable adjudication is determination by state authorities empowered to enforce decisions by law (for example, courts, tribunals) within the traditional judicial system. However, there are also other internally enforceable adjudication processes (for example, internal disciplinary or grievance processes implemented by employers). (NADRAC's Definitions Paper).
a binding decision about the outcome of an unfinished game, made by someone who is rated 200 points below you and who renders his judgment after spending a total time to only 5% of the the time that you devoted to the game.
A case that has been heard and decided by a judge. In the context of an adjudicated groundwater basin, landowners or other parties have turned to the courts to settle disputes over how much groundwater can be extracted by each party to the decision.
Adjudication refers to formal processes such as arbitration, quasi-judicial processes or litigation before administrative tribunals. For example, the Public Service Labour Relations Board (PSLRB) is an administrative tribunal, which is empowered to hear grievances and render binding decisions, subject to judicial review.
Adjudication is the court process that determines (judges) if the juvenile committed the act for which he or she is charged. The term “adjudicated” is analogous to “convicted” and indicates that the court concluded the juvenile committed the act.
Every society creates and enforces rules and laws regarding the proper forms of behavior for individuals and groups. The adjudication function attempts to interpret and apply the relevant rules or laws to a given situation. Most political systems have established judicial structures (e.g., criminal courts) whose primary role is adjudication.
A judgment or decree Adversary system - Basic U.S. trial system in which each of the opposing parties has opportunity to state his viewpoints before the court. Plaintiff argues for defendant's guilt (criminal) or liability (civil). Defense argues for defendant's innocence (criminal) or against liability civil).
or 'adjudication for debt', the legal action by which a debtor's property was passed to his creditors. Adjudication in implement on the other hand, is a decision by a court to implement a defective title to land.
The initial phase of the court proceeding, wherein the court must find, by clear and convincing evidence, that the child is an abused, neglected, or dependent child. Only if the court so finds does it have the power to change custody or to order the parents to participate in services.
If you cannot meet liabilities and are made bankrupt either by self-petition or by the petition of the creditors, a judge will decide you are bankrupt and your affairs will pass under the control of a Trustee.
The process by which a court arrives at a decision regarding a case; also, the resultant decision.
The determination of a controversy and a pronouncement of a judgment based on evidence presented. Implies a final judgment of the court or other body deciding the matter, as opposed to a proceeding in which the merits of the cause of action were not reached.
A judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding in which a priority is assigned to an appropriation and a decree or certificate issued publicly recognizing the defined water right and conveying property-right status on the appropriation.
Adjudication includes any of the forms of dispute resolution in which the parties to the dispute present proofs and arguments to a neutral third party who has the power to deliver a binding decision, generally based on objective standards. The term subsumes arbitration and litigation.
(1) A process in which a neutral is required by contract or statute to make summary binding decisions on contractual disputes without following the procedures of litigation or arbitration (2) A broad term describing a category of dispute resolution processes in which a third party neutral makes some form of decision on the outcome of the case.
The determination of guilt or innocence; a judgment concerning criminal charges. Most offenders plead guilty as charged. The remainder are adjudicated by a judge and a jury or by a judge alone, and others are dismissed.
The procedures and hearings associated with a Committee reviewing a Misconduct Report to determine if the Card will be upheld or not. Adjudication also includes the determination of any penalties, suspensions, etc.
A form of dispute resolution in which the parties to the dispute present arguments and evidence to a neutral third party who has the power to deliver a binding decision. The term includes arbitration and litigation.
Adjudication is the legal process by which an arbiter or judge reviews evidence and argumentation including legal reasoning set forth by opposing parties or litigants to come to a decision which determines rights and obligations between the parties involved.
Process used to resolve issues such as separation, suitable work issues, able and available, self-employment, physical disability, availability for work, controlled substances, and other issues that affect a claimantâ€(tm)s eligibility.
the process of authoritatively determining the existing rights and claims of people to land. Adjudication should not alter existing rights or create new ones but instead should establish what rights exist, by whom they are exercised, and to what limitation.
When a voter's intention on a ballot paper is unclear, an election official has to decide whether to accept the paper, and determine the voter's intention. This process is called adjudication. When ballot papers are being counted electronically, adjudications are usually done on-screen. However if, for instance, the paper is torn and a scanner cannot read it, it is sent for manual adjudication. If there is no clear indication of the voter's intention, the ballot is declared ‘spoiled' and therefore not counted.
In amateur events, games not finished within a specified time period, sometimes are adjudicated by a strong player who determines the outcome of the game. This practice has fallen out of fashion and has been replaced by "sudden death".