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the principle in common law of adhering to precedent when deciding a legal case
Latin 'decided matters'
law; v phr 'to be bound by precedents'
Latin, literally "to stand by things decided."
A Latin phrase that literally means “to stand on the decisions.” It expresses the common law doctrine that court decisions should be guided by precedent.