Said of a judgment delivered after all the evidence in the case and the arguments of the parties have been heard. The judgment is rendered based upon the essential facts of the case, rather than on any technical or procedural rule, such as the failure of proper service.
Webster's New World Law
On The Merits Sentence Examples
By direction of Talleyrand, then minister for foreign affairs, the French commissary repaired in state to the old man's residence in Turin, to congratulate him on the merits of his son, whom they declared "to have done honour to mankind by his genius, and whom Piedmont was proud to have produced, and France to possess."
If we are to form a correct judgment on the merits of Livy's history, we must, above all things, bear in mind what his aim was in writing it, and this he has told us himself in the celebrated preface.
But it is not only on the merits of the argument that I personally accept the Lucan authorship of the Gospel and Acts.
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