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case law

noun as in precedental law

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LaPorta’s attorneys argue that there’s a disagreement in the relevant case law.

My only experience using a search engine has been through LexisNexis, which the prison library licenses to allow us to study case law.

He said there is no case law or definition for the House language that was ultimately approved in his chamber, referring to a “totality of circumstances,” and predicted that the policy therefore will be decided by the courts.

While some of these forms of investment trigger filings requirements, many of these models are so new that lawyers have been willing to skip filings given the paucity of case law associated with the regulations.

He would call other lawyers on weekends and holidays and pick up the phone without hesitation to answer a question about case law with encyclopedic precision.

I have no idea about the law behind that, but obviously these guys can say whatever they want and find the case law to back it up.

In that case law would have appeared as a jealous master,—its study long, and life very short.

It is at best an illustration; it is case law at the best which can be learned by precept.

Circumstances might arise in which case-law might be applicable.

Under the statute of Anne it was protected by case law, "book" being held to include a volume or sheet of music.

The opinions of the judges in the older cases were derived from the English case law on the subject.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to case law, such as: common law, non-statutory law, and precedent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.