This is about a health-care law that is reality and the setting of precedents on executive power.
As a result, insider trading has been loosely defined through a mishmash of confusing verdicts and precedents.
In her opinion for the Fourth Circuit, Judge Diana Motz convincingly shows that these precedents bar the present lawsuits.
But in order to understand power, you have to understand its precedents, like money.
At a press luncheon Tuesday, he again expressed his confidence that the justices will “abide by well-established” precedents.
Its tenets and its methods were in flat contradiction to true American precedents.
He ventured to declare—following the precedents—that she had treated him shamefully.
He did no more than follow the precedents of his own and every surrounding nation.
These were chiefly well-meaning folks, not much given to the study of precedents.
For a partnership between colony and mother country there were no precedents.
early 15c., "case which may be taken as a rule in similar cases," from Middle French precedent, noun use of an adjective, from Latin praecedentum (nominative praecedens), present participle of praecedere "go before" (see precede). Meaning "thing or person that goes before another" is attested from mid-15c. As an adjective in English from c.1400. As a verb meaning "to furnish with a precedent" from 1610s, now only in past participle precedented.
A previous ruling by a court that influences subsequent decisions in cases with similar issues.