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  1. case lawnoun

    common law, decisional law, precedential law

  2. case lawnoun

    Law or system of laws established based on judicial precedent rather than on statutory laws created by legislation.

    decisional law, common law, precedential law

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  1. common law, case law, precedentnoun

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

    "common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States"

    case in point, precedent, common law

  2. case law, precedent, common lawnoun

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

    case in point, precedent, common law

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  1. Matthew Edmonds:

    The data is there, it's all there, cameras in and all around your car, all of the data points are there, it really comes down to case law, and how much of the data we can utilize. It would have to be a state-by-state proposition.

  2. Carissima Mathen:

    The charter provides a framework for argument, it provides a benchmark and now, 30 years on, it provides a whole body of case law such that if the court wanted to go in a radically different direction, it would have to explain itself.

  3. Sarah Fox:

    It's not a very coherent line of case law, but that's the official stance, there's a lot of legal uncertainty.

  4. Eric Holland:

    If defendants are celebrating this ruling as the end of St. Louis mass tort, they have not read the entire Missouri case law.

  5. Steve Gaynor:

    Look at case law. The officer is well within his right to use deadly force.


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