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(pre′sĕ-dĕnt) [L. praecedere, to go before, precede]
In law, an action, ruling, or verdict that may be used as an example to be followed in the future.
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(b) It is demonstrated that some binding authority in case law, or some relevant statute was not considered;
(154) Regardless, neither represent binding authority, and both are used primarily as educational aides in the judicial review process.
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Against his gnostic opponents, he vigorously denies that Christians do not recognize the binding authority of the Bible.
Too often it seems that the analysis of Reform Judaism consists of the observation that this movement has rejected the binding authority of halakhah, and so the concepts and issues discussed in the earlier part of the chapter are not relevant for Reform Jews (e.g., pp.
The Supreme Court did not, however, state that any decision of the Comptroller General could not have binding authority over an executive agency.
The new group, however, will have no binding authority beyond bringing stakeholders to the table to discuss the issues affecting the Internet and its use.
It is claimed that, for now, the forum "would have no binding authority." But with such a vague mandate to address "any issue ...
What is true for the prophets is true even for Christ: God's authority is the only binding authority, and without it, no preacher or teacher can do anything.
But it will have no binding authority and Icann will still run the net.
An international forum is to be established to discuss Internet issues, but the forum will not possess any legally binding authority.
Some reinsurers review every risk submitted by a managing underwriter, while others give managing underwriters full binding authority and rely on audits and penalties to avoid unpleasant surprises.