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Consent Decree

in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780195176612
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199916467
Consent Decree

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a final judgment of a court entered by agreement of the parties. A consent decree terminates litigation but binds only

Reference Entry.  36 words. 

Subjects: Courts and Procedure

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