In common law legal systems, a precedent or authority is a legal case that
establishes a ... the law. The Latin term stare decisis is the doctrine of legal
Precedent. A court decision that is cited as an example or analogy to resolve
similar questions of law in later cases. The Anglo-American common-law tradition
A case or issue decided by a court that can be used to help answer future legal
questions.See stare decisis.
Definition of precedent: Common-law doctrine under which past decisions of a
court are cited as an authority to decide a substantially similar current case.
There are three types of Precedent, Original, Binding and Persuasive. Precedent
can be used instead of statutory law in civil cases, Precedent is known as a ...
A common law system is the system of jurisprudence that is based on the
doctrine of judicial precedent, the principle under which the lower courts must
The doctrine of judicial precedent is based on stare decisis. That is the standing
by of previous decisions. Once a point of law has been decided in a particular ...
giving particular attention to the significance of precedent in constitutional matters
. It is hoped that this ... into a national legal system, with precedent at its heart. 2.
Jun 20, 2006 ... Arguments from precedent and analogy are two central forms of reasoning found
in many legal systems, especially 'Common Law' systems ...
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