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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.
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case law

Opinions or decisions made by the courts.
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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.