consent judgment or agreement
- The definition of a consent judgment (or agreement) is a dispute-settling agreement accepted by both parties of a lawsuit as well as the court.
An example of a consent judgment (or agreement) is a dance club owner making an agreement with the city to hire more security.
consent judgment (or agreement)
Variant of consent decree
a negotiated agreement of the parties to a lawsuit which resolves the disputed issues and is sanctioned by the court; often, specif., such an agreement by which the defendant agrees to cease an activity or practice asserted by the government to be illegal