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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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.)

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)