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Synonyms for precedent

Synonyms for precedent

a closely similar case in existence or in the past

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Synonyms for precedent

an example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time

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

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

a subject mentioned earlier (preceding in time)

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preceding in time, order, or significance

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Explain to her that we have to go by precedents, and that I believe this one to be new.
Before departing, he expressed, at some length, to the Clerk, my excellent but most unfortunate brother, his sincere regret that, in accordance with precedent and for the sake of secrecy, he must condemn him to perpetual imprisonment, but added his satisfaction that, unless some mention were made by him of that day's incident, his life would be spared.
If a minority in such case will secede rather than acquiesce, they make a precedent which in turn will divide and ruin them; for a minority of their own will secede from them whenever a majority refuses to be controlled by such minority.
And while it is obviously possible that such decision may be erroneous in any given case, still the evil effect following it, being limited to that particular case, with the chance that it may be overruled and never become a precedent for other cases, can better be borne than could the evils of a different practice.
For instance, in the case already mentioned; they never desire to know what claim or title my adversary has to my cow; but whether the said cow were red or black; her horns long or short; whether the field I graze her in be round or square; whether she was milked at home or abroad; what diseases she is subject to, and the like; after which they consult precedents, adjourn the cause from time to time, and in ten, twenty, or thirty years, come to an issue.
Ito maliwanag na mali 'yung sina-cite nilang basehan o legal precedent sa pagpa-file ng ethics complaint.
But what happens when precedent conflicts with the original meaning of the text?
Since then, judges have become far more likely to treat a given higher court precedent as dispositive.
2022 (the Contract has several possibilities of lapsing earlier) if the Condition Precedent has not been fulfilled by then.
When describing the legal landscape in a written opinion, which precedent do judges gravitate toward?
Selon la note du HCP, l'opinion des menages sur l'evolution passee du niveau de vie s'est amelioree au deuxieme trimestre de 2015 et a atteint son plus haut niveau depuis pres de sept ans, precisant que le solde qui la synthetise gagne 1,3 point par rapport au trimestre precedent et 4,9 points par rapport au meme trimestre de l'annee precedente.
This Article connects the scope of precedent with recurring and foundational debates about the proper ends of judicial interpretation.
The topics include: the conceptual analysis and rational reconstruction of the philosophy of precedent; brief considerations concerning the grounding and implications of the rule of self-precedent; possibilities and their merits of precedential constraint's scope and strength; a civil law perspective on precedent as a subject of interpretation; and the method of searching for guiding cases on the basis of trial experience.
Precedent Spine Health, a division of Precedent Health Group, has appointed a new president and CEO.
Specifically, we propose that social capital signals can be manipulated and interpreted according to (1) the absolute number of alliances, (2) being isomorphic to an understood moving precedent of alliances, or (3) exceeding this precedent by a positive distance above the established norm.