case law, precedent, common law(noun)
(civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
common law, case law, precedent(adj)
a system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
"common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States"
based on common law
"a common-law right"
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