Definitions from WordNet
Definitions from the Web
Term: Judgement by Default
Definition: Judgement by Default is a legal term that refers to a decision made in a lawsuit when one party fails to respond or appear in court. The court then grants a judgement in favor of the opposing party.
Sense 1 (Legal): In a legal context, judgement by default occurs when a party, either the plaintiff or defendant, fails to respond to a lawsuit within the allotted time frame. As a result, the court may enter a judgement in favor of the other party.
Example Sentence: The defendant was found guilty by judgement of default as he failed to appear in court on the scheduled hearing date.
Sense 2 (Common): In a more common usage, judgement by default refers to forming an opinion or making a decision without having all the necessary information or facts.
Example Sentence: It's unfair to judge someone by default without understanding their circumstances and the challenges they face.
Related Products: Find books about legal judgements on Amazon.
judge judge advocate judge advocate general judge s judge s robe judge with judged judgement judgement by default judgement day judgement form judgement in personam judgement in rem judgement of dismissal judgement of paris judgement on the merits judgement on the pleadings|