HyperDic: case_law

English > 2 senses of the expression case law:
NOUNgroupcase law, common law, precedenta system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws
communicationcase law, precedent, common law(civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
English > case law: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA system of jurisprudence based on judicial precedents rather than statutory laws.
Synonymscommon law, precedent
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Catalanprecedent
English > case law: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions.
Synonymsprecedent, common law
Category ofservice(law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him
Categorycivil lawThe body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
Broadercivil lawThe body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
Spanishderecho común
Catalandret comú

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