There’s Precedent for That

Lawyers know about precedent–defined as, something that precedes or comes before: for example, a court decision that serves as authority for deciding subsequent cases involving similar facts or legal issues, or other precedents which serve as guides for administrative conduct and decisions. Precedents provide consistency; they are the rules of the rule of law. That More
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