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Stare Decisis

The common law principle that judges are required to respect any precedent that has been endorsed by courts of authority superior to their own.

(Stein, Michael. Class Lecture. PPG 1000 Governance and Institutions. University of Toronto School of Public Policy and Governance. 2007.)

     

Stare Decisis

The common law principle that judges are required to respect any precedent that has been endorsed by courts of authority superior to their own.

(Stein, Michael. Class Lecture. PPG 1000 Governance and Institutions. University of Toronto School of Public Policy and Governance. 2007.)

Approved for glossaryposting by Ben Eisen on January 14, 2011


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