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Legal precedent - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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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.

Precedent | Wex Legal Dictionary / Encyclopedia | LII / Legal ...

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A case or issue decided by a court that can be used to help answer future legal questions.See stare decisis.

precedent - Legal Dictionary | Law.com

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precedent. 1) n. a prior reported opinion of an appeals court which establishes the legal rule (authority) in the future on the same legal question decided in the ...

Precedent legal definition of precedent

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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 is ...

Precedents: What are they and When are they used? - InBrief.co.uk

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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 ...

Legal Definition of Precedent

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PRECEDENT. Legal principle, created by a court decision, which provides an example or authority for judges deciding similar issues later. Generally, decisions  ...

Common law and judicial precedent - TransLegal

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Legal English for LLM Students $200. This course is designed with the specific needs of LLM students in mind. It teaches over 750 terms essential for successful  ...

Precedent - Definition, Examples, Cases, Processes - Legal Dictionary

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Precedent. In the modern legal system, the term precedent refers to a rule, or principle of law, that has been established by a previous ruling by a court of higher ...

What is the importance of a precedent? | Reference.com

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In a court of law, a precedent is important because it gives the judges a base guideline to work from when deciding the outcome of a case. Many of the ...

What is precedent? definition and meaning - BusinessDictionary.com

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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.