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com·mon law

(kom'ŏn law)
A system of law based on custom, tradition, and court decisions rather than on written legislation.

case law

Opinions or decisions made by the courts.
See also: law
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Darts-ip is the leading global IP case law database, helping its users to find cases that matter and gaining global IP insight.
With each passing year, the body of case law covered by the project, and made available online, will grow, making it an increasingly useful tool for tracking jurisprudential developments across the country.
Since it is impossible to untangle this mess by undoing the case law or rewriting the administrative regulations that have emerged, the only place for reform is at the level of the basic law itself.
Case law aside, legislation could address HMO liability.
Under the Rehabilitation Act case law, to establish a prima facie case, a plaintiff must:
The 25th edition of the guide takes into account the effect on the case law of 53 discrimination cases reported in Equality Law Reports (EqLR) and Industrial Relations Law Reports (IRLR) during 2011.
This book offers a quick reference to the case law on EU merger control.
The new book examines such concepts as reference to arbitral precedents to support a decision, the viability of arbitral precedent, the existence of consistent arbitral case law, and comparison of arbitral and national case law.
Employment Litigation News" offers information on developments in the field with reviews of new case law and legislation as well as industry-wide information concerning employment litigation.
Like virtually all case law related to law enforcement use of force, Brosseau was a civil rights lawsuit brought by Kenneth Haugen against Officer Rochelle Brosseau of the Puyallup, Washington, Police Department.
The court then circumnavigated existing case law which had recognized that mere delivery of a defective product doesn't constitute an occurrence, by stating: "CGL policies generally do not cover contract claims arising out of the insured's defective work or product, but this is by operation of the CGL business risk exclusions, not because a loss actionable only in contract can never be the result of an 'occurrence.
On February 15 and 16, TEI's European Chapter met in London to provide participating tax executives with an update on the tax developments in the European Union, including emerging European Court of Justice (ECJ) case law, and to provide a framework for assessing the potential effect of the developments on their companies.