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case law

law established by following judicial decisions given in earlier cases
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Biology, inasmuch as it appeared synonymous with a child's best interests, continued to govern the tenor of Supreme Court decisions.
Arlen Beam, who issued a dissenting opinion in the appeals court decision, stated that the city's action violated the First Amendment by creating what is known as a "heckler's veto" - when the government suppresses one person's speech based on another's objection to the speech.
In what likely will be one of the most significant early Supreme Court decisions of the new century, a federal statute will be measured against one of the most well-recognized legal principles, the Miranda advice of rights.
The appeals court overturned the trial court decision saying that ballot proposition did not violate the constitution.
With Proposition R back on the ballot, Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo's office said it intends to appeal an earlier court decision that required the city to change the ballot title so it expressly says the measure would ``lengthen'' the City Council's term limits.
6015 relief subsequent to a final court decision, and final court decisions are similar to closing agreements.
The BC appeal court, in a 2-1 split, went further than the original court decision to include school age children with ASD.
AICPA General Counsel Richard Miller said the court decision "certainly appears to substantiate the action by the AICPA council at its last meeting regarding the direction regulation should take in the profession.
Despite a federal Supreme Court decision to the contrary, the states of Minnesota, California, Montana, and New Mexico have decided that it would be positively unconstitutional to limit public funding for abortions.
The reverberations from any Supreme Court decision will be felt throughout society - but perhaps with particular emphasis among AAHSA members, 48% of whom are religious-sponsored providers, and almost all of whom confront end-of-life decisions on a daily basis.
Beginning with the 1966 Supreme Court decision in Miranda v.
Supreme Court decision declaring that ash from municipal waste or "trash-to-energy" incinerators is not exempt from the federal Resource Conservation Recovery Act regulations on hazardous waste.