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common law  precedent  case law  stare decisis  Anglo-American common law
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A system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws WordNet 3.0
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A system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In law, common law is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial tribunals by virtue of being stated in written opinions. Wikipedia
Law developed by judges Wikidata
A legal case establishing a principle or rule that a court may need to adopt when deciding subsequent cases with similar issues or facts. OmegaWiki
Law developed by judges through court decisions and opinions, as distinct from statute and other legislation. Wiktionary
Law developed through court decisions. Wiktionary (translation)
Law developed by judges, courts, and agency adjudicatory tribunals, through their decisions and opinions (also called case law) (as opposed to statutes promulgated by legislatures, and regulations promulgated by the executive branch). Wiktionary
A decided case which is cited or used as an example to justify a judgment in a subsequent case. Wiktionary
The principle of following judicial precedent. Wiktionary
Principle of following judicial precedent. Wiktionary (translation)
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Common law originated in the unwritten laws of England and was later applied in the United States WordNet 3.0