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precedent

(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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If they win the court battle over the adoption's legality David will have to be returned home and a legal precedent will have been set in Malawi law.
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Instead, the ruling should "embolden other schools to took a tittle differently at protecting their rights," since there is now a legal precedent, he says.
JJG: The vast majority of the law is based on legal precedent. Precedent is established when a judge makes a ruling or decision on a particular issue, in a particular case.
They recommended that the Air Force abide by legal precedent, which supports the constitutional right to "faith-specific" prayer for military chaplains (LifeSiteNews.com, Dec.
Fitzgerald's use of anti-corporate rhetoric and new legal precedent shows that can include risk taking by media companies.
If Roa wins her lawsuit, a favorable ruling could set an important legal precedent. A decision is expected this month.
The argument, according to Mukasey, flies in the face of existing legal precedent, other text in the policy, the context, and logic.
The landmark case could set a legal precedent for cyber crimes which transcend national borders.