Discretion

Dictionary: 
Ballentine's Law Dictionary

The exercise of the best of a court’s judgment upon the occasion calling for it. See 8 Wend. (N. Y.) 462, 24 Am. Dec. 46.

Author: 
James A. Ballentine
Publisher: 
The Bobbs-Merrill Company
Year Published: 
1916
Genre: 
Law Dictionary