de·lib·er·a·tion /di-ˌli-bə-'rā-shən/ n
1 a: the act of deliberating compare premeditation
b: a discussion and consideration by a group of persons (as a jury or legislature) of the reasons for or against a measure
2: the quality or state of being deliberate
killing with deliberation
de·lib·er·a·tive /dē-'li-bə-ˌrā-tiv, -brə-tiv/ adj

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun advisement, analysis, brooding, calculation, careful consideration, carefulness, caution, cautiousness, cerebration, circumspection, close attention, close study, cogitation, conscious purpose, consideration, consultatio, contemplation, contemplativeness, counsel, debate, deliberatio, determination prepense, discussion, distinct intention, examination, excogitation, forethought, heed, needfulness, inquiry, inspection, intellection, judgment, level-headedness, logical discussion, mature consideration, mature reflection, meditation, pondering, premeditation, prudence, ratiocination, reflection, rumination, sobriety, study, taking counsel, thinking out, thought, thoughtfulness, unhurriedness, wariness, watchfulness, weighing II index conference, contemplation, conversation, council (consultant), dialectic, discretion (quality of being discreet), examination (study), forethought, hindsight, negotiation, parley, prudence, purpose, reflection (thought), speculation (conjecture)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Careful consideration of a matter, weighing all arguments and evidence.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

   the act of considering, discussing and, hopefully, reaching a conclusion, such as a jury's discussions, voting and decision-making.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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