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case law

law established by following judicial decisions given in earlier cases
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Loosely chronological, each chapter is organized around a legal case that illuminates aspects of the city's ambivalent relationship with a variety of forms of commercial sexual exchange, most obviously prostitution, but concert halls (with their scantily clad beer jerkers) and concubinage as well.
Dr Patterson,of Aughton,had been writing reports for legal cases for many years.
With the rise of electronic discovery requests in legal cases and government compliance issues, the ability for companies to protect mission-critical data, and at the same time comply with the law, makes this process even more difficult.
Although actual enforcement of these laws is rare, the statutes are often cited to the detriment of gay men and lesbians in legal cases on issues that include employment, custody, and marriage.
of 96 medical charts of 86 abused women who, together, made a total of 772 visits to two Boston hospitals, revealed that poorly documented medical records resulting from misconceptions between the legal and medical communities could hurt abused women's legal cases.
However, the orders continue to fight several legal cases that have been filed against them by victims.
As the records of Congressional debates on the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Fourteenth Amendment show--as do a handful of late-nineteenth-century legal cases that effectively dismantled the civil rights agenda legislatively enacted during the decade 1865-1875--the so-called "equality" of emancipated slaves was tenuous and vastly compromised within a violent, racist, and fiercely exclusive society.
Published weekly, it provides late-breaking information on key state and federal health policy legislative and regulatory issues, legal cases and health trends of interest to hospital, health system and physician group leaders in California.
Yet the confusing collection of acronyms and initialisms, legal cases, terminology, and new legal risks makes the area a potential minefield.
What happens when lawyers and public relations experts market notorious legal cases and controversial policy issues as if they were just another commodity?
The inhabitants of Anseba region said that community magistrates are good means of popularizing judicial cultural norms, besides the fact that they are playing significant role in settling legal cases relevantly and without loss of time and energy.
Berlusconi hit headlines after facing a number of legal cases over the years, mostly involving his business activities.