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Synonyms for case law

a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws

(civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions

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The defendant can stop the local court's decision being executed and keep the proceedings of execution pending without any action until the local court decision is finalized by the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeals.
This resentment boiled over when voters denied Governor Jim Florio a second term in office after he pushed for a tax increase incident to the court decisions.
A 1936 Russian Supreme Court decision sustained a similar ruling by a Rostov-on-th-Don lower court that held a man responsible for his biological daughter's support even after she had been adopted by her stepfather.
James Cox, a securities law professor at Duke University, expressed nervousness at the prospect of another Supreme Court decision on insider trading law.
This lower court decision is not only wrong, it is legally flawed," said Vincent P.
Dan Goldberg, an attorney who represented a dozen of the thrifts that have sued, said the Supreme Court decision will extend beyond the S&L industry.
We are hopeful the high court takes the case and overturns a very troubling appeals court decision that violates the First Amendment rights of our clients.
The justices agreed to review an appeals court decision that struck down the practice of forcing handlers of peaches, plums and nectarines to pay assessments for generic advertising campaigns.
Such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to the timing of a California Supreme Court decision, and other factors described in the company's public filings from time to time, are subject to change based on factors beyond the control of the company.
The court decision comes at a time when age discrimination has become a concern for a growing number of Americans - including many of the country's baby boomers who find themselves turning 50.
We are hopeful the Supreme Court takes this case and overturns the federal appeals court decision.
It was then discovered that the State ignored the Toxicologist's regulations which led to today's unanimous Supreme Court decision.
One federal court, in fact, ruled on June 21 in anticipation of today's Supreme Court decision that the Federal Sentencing Guidelines were unconstitutional for the same reason that Washington's now are.
Circuit Court decision, the Court held that Covad's claim that Verizon had refused to deal with Covad customers survived Trinko.