Asked by Fwendé Renard on Jul 09, 2024



Explain the differences between concurring and dissenting opinion.

Concurring Opinion

A separate judicial opinion that agrees with the court's conclusion but differs on the reasoning or principles behind the decision.

Dissenting Opinion

A legal opinion in court rulings written by one or more judges expressing disagreement with the majority opinion of the court.

  • Understand the procedural aspects of the Supreme Court, including writ of certiorari, oral arguments, and decision-making processes.

Verified Answer

Hilda Quintanilla-Machuca

1 week ago

Final Answer :
Students' answers may vary.
A concurring opinion is a written statement by a Supreme Court justice about why he or she agrees with the decision reached in a case by the majority of the Court but not with the majority reasoning, whereas a dissenting opinion is a written statement about why he or she disagrees with the decision.