decisive factor :
- n a point or fact or remark that settles something conclusively
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- Judge Accepts Insanity Plea in Colo. Shooting Case
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge accepted James Holmes' long-awaited plea of not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday and ordered him to undergo a mental evaluation — an examination that could be a decisive factor in whether the Colorado theater shooting suspect is convicted and sentenced to die.
June 5, 2013 - Jackson Free Press