Results for: Precedent

In Law & Legal Issues

What is a condition precedent?

A condition precedent is a fact [act or event] which must exist or occur before a duty of immediate performance of a promise arises. (A condition precedent initiates a duty) (MORE)
In Jobs & Education

What is precedent?

Precedent is a legal term meaning there was a decision made about the same topic before. For example, the Supreme Court's decisions have precedent over all the courts lower th (MORE)
In Federal Laws

What is a legal precedent?

a legal precedent is principles of law set down by a higher court that are binding on lower courts in the same hierachy
In Definitions

What is the meaning of preceding?

\nPreceding: Existing or coming before another or others in time, place, rank, or sequence; previous.\n. \nHope I helped you.
In Grammar

He was preceded in death or he is preceded in death?

You would say "...is preceded..." if you note that fact at the person's time of death. "Was preceded" is how the obituary would be worded because it was written after the pers (MORE)
In Law & Legal Issues

How are precedents made?

Precedent is a feature of the Common Law tradition of law.Precedent refers to the legal principle announced by a higher courtthat must be followed in later cases. A recent dec (MORE)
In English Language

Do you set a precedent or set a precedence?

Speaking in a grammatical sense, one sets a precedent, not aprecedence. Precedent in law refers to a legal decision that serves as a ruleor pattern in future cases. Example: T (MORE)
In US Constitution

What is a binding precedent?

Binding Precedent is a judgement that must be followed. The SupremeCourt is not bound by any other court or it's own previousjudgements. However in European matters it is boun (MORE)
In Pronouns

What precedes a noun?

Preceding a noun is usually an adjective that describes the noun or the articles a, the, an. (See! It just happened.)
In Law & Legal Issues

What is a precedent?

A judgment passed by a court in favour or against in any given type of case which never happened can become a Precedent. a Precedent is a reference judgment or case. For (MORE)