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. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
The carrier argues that without these exhibits, there is no concurring opinion.
Respondent's motion to modify concurring opinion overruled.
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