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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.
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In the early going, case-law editors concentrated on providing summaries that customers most often research on the lexis.com service.
The document provides brief examples of Federal and State controls--citing the State's Police Officer Standards and Training Commission hiring and training regulations, case-law establishing jurisdiction, and Federal acts that regulate records release, civil rights violations, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other Federal programs.
Project name : Fighting ill-treatment and impunity and enhancing the application of the ECtHR case-law on national level (FILL)
From now the NSJU will have this sustainable tool at its disposal for systematically training judges on applying the case-law of the ECtHR without having to involve extra human or financial resources.