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majority opinion

  • n  the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')
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  • Mike Duggan can't run for Detroit mayor, Michigan appeals court rules
    Former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan is not eligible to run for mayor of Detroit because he did not meet city residency requirements, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled today. 'We hold that Duggan has not met the qualifications for elected office by the plain terms contained in the charter,' the three-judge panel said in a majority opinion and a partial dissent from one judge.
    June 18, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
  • Arizona Gets Rare Smackdown From Justice Scalia
    The conservative jurist, who has sided with the state in many recent cases, nonetheless wrote a majority opinion upholding broad federal power to regulate voter registration.        
    June 17, 2013 - The Atlantic

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