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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
213 words

An advisory opinion is a legal opinion given before a case is tried. Federal judges do not provide advisory opinions

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Joan R. Gundersen

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Law
Length:
252 words

President George Washington sought an advisory opinion (a practice then common in state courts) from the Supreme Court on

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
511 words

‘The [International] Court [of Justice] may give an advisory opinion on any legal question at the request of whatever body

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,325 words

An advisory opinion is, in its narrow sense, a judicial opinion on a point of law given at the request

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