case law

(redirected from Court decision)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms.
Related to Court decision: Court ruling

case law

law established by following judicial decisions given in earlier cases
References in periodicals archive ?
Under Turkish law, a court decision is only finalized after the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeals if the local court's decision is appealed by one or more of the parties.
Given the Supreme Court decision (Monday), if there's any doubt that we lack sense in our sentencing penal code, then a 6-3 decision is pretty powerful.
The court decision is especially critical to reporters and editors like Matthew Lee, whose non-profit organization includes cutting-edge advocacy, reporting, and organizing in the fields of community reinvestment, fair access to credit, insurance, telecommunications, environmental justice, and government and corporate human rights accountability--on a global scale.
A recent court decision on same-sex marriage in New York dealt with a case where one of the plaintiffs was born of a multiracial couple.
The senators involved say that the Supreme Court decision renders patients without adequate legal recourse if their HMOs deny them coverage which causes them injury.
Many governors and lawmakers are displeased to find that a school finance court decision has blown a multimillion-dollar hole in a stare's carefully crafted, long-negotiated budget.
Supreme Court decision in favor of the Cleveland voucher program ends years of speculation.
In 1958 a Supreme Court decision implied that the actual fact of paternity was less relevant than the child's birth during the time of a lawful marriage.
QUITE DEMONSTRABLY THE WORST Supreme Court decision in history, Bush v.
CPAs whose clients have been awarded judgments or settlements subject to contingent fee agreements should be mindful of state laws governing who maintains rights in a lawsuit and the circuit within which a court decision would fall.
2] In Dickerson, the Fourth Circuit overturned a lower court decision [3] to suppress a confession obtained in violation of the Miranda warnings.
In the face of the recent court decision that the U.