Definitions for "Dissenting opinion"
Explicit disagreement of one or more judges of a court with the decision of the majority of the judges.
an opinion written by one or more justices who disagree with the judgment reached by the majority of the Court justices. A case may have one or more dissenting opinions. A dissenting opinion is sometimes called a minority opinion.
opinion written by a court minority that rejects both the court's decision and its reasoning.