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Pronunciation: [ɹˈuːlɪŋz] (IPA)

Rulings are decisions or judgments made by a legal authority or a court of law on a particular matter. There are several synonyms for the word "rulings" such as verdicts, decisions, determinations, findings, judgments, pronouncements, orders, decrees, and mandates. Verdicts are decisions or judgments made by a jury in a legal case, while decisions are outcomes or conclusions reached after careful consideration of available evidence. Determinations are a detailed analysis and evaluation of a particular issue, whereas findings are a factual conclusion stated by a judge. Judgments refer to legal decisions made by a judge, while pronouncements, orders, decrees, and mandates are official rulings issued by a court or a legal authority.

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Usage examples for Rulings

There is a general principle of parliamentary law in England that no question on which the House has rendered a decision shall be brought before it a second time in the same session; and in the Commons-although not in the Lords-the principle has been extended by rulings of the Speakers to forbid the anticipation of questions of which notice has already been given.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell
There are so many quirks in the law, so many hiding-places for scamps, so many modes of twisting phraseology, so many decisions, precedents and rulings, so many John Does who have brought suits against Richard Roes, that you had better in all important business matters seek out an honest lawyer.
"Around The Tea-Table"
T. De Witt Talmage
My brother told me I was wrong, but I did not trouble what he said, not caring to guide myself by his rulings.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

Famous quotes with Rulings

  • The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases, justices were keenly interested in the perceived public reaction to their rulings - indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment.
    Lee Greenwood
  • Man is never honestly the fatalist, nor even the stoic. He fights his fate, often desperately. He is forever entering bold exceptions to the rulings of the bench of gods. This fighting, no doubt, makes for human progress, for it favors the strong and the brave. It also makes for beauty, for lesser men try to escape from a hopeless and intolerable world by creating a more lovely one of their own.
    H.L. Mencken
  • A basic social arrangement in modern society is that the individual tends to sleep, play and work in different places with different co-participants, under different authorities, and without an over-all rational plan. The central feature of total institutions can be described as a breakdown of the barriers ordinarily separating these three spheres of life. First, all aspects of life are conducted in the same place and under the same central authority. Second, each phase of the member's daily activity is carried on in the immediate company of a large batch of others, all of whom are treated alike and required to do the same thing together. Third, all phases of the day's activities are tightly scheduled, with one activity leading at prearranged time into the next, the whole sequence of activities being imposed from above by a system of explicit formal rulings and a body of officials. Finally, the various enforced activities are brought together into a single rational plan purportedly designed to fulfil the official aims of the institution.
    Erving Goffman

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