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What is the meaning for judicial discretion?

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June 12, 2008 12:35PM

The basic meaning is that the presiding judge has a certain

amount of leeway when rendering a decision on the case that is

being heard. The judge does not have to adhere exactly to the laws

relating to the case, but rather, to a certain extent, can use his

or her interpretation and application of said laws.

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