con-curring opinion

concurring opinion

noun Law.
(in appellate courts) an opinion filed by a judge that agrees with the majority or plurality opinion on the case but that bases this conclusion on different reasons or on a different view of the case.
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concurring opinion

noun
an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning 
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