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  1. List of paraphrases for "precedents":

    previous, preceding, jurisprudence

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  1. Cornelius Tacitus:

    It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.

  2. Susan Collins:

    The Alabama law is a terrible law — The Alabama law's very extreme — The Alabama law essentially bans all abortions. I can't imagine that any justice could find that to be consistent with the previous precedents.

  3. Anthony Kennedy:

    Rejecting the physical presence rule is necessary to ensure that artificial competitive advantages are not created by this court's precedents.

  4. Judge Mario Carroza:

    There are precedents, facts that allow us to prosecute them for homicide, six of the accused will be charged as leaders of the attack and one as an accomplice.

  5. Elizabeth Prelogar:

    Texas designed S.B. 8 to thwart the supremacy of federal law in open defiance of our constitutional structure, states are free to ask this court to reconsider its constitutional precedents, but they are not free to place themselves above this court, nullify the Court’s decisions in their borders, and block the judicial review necessary to vindicate federal rights.

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