Definition of "Store decisis"

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Lyndi Nickerson, Real Estate Agent Weichert Realtors

Legal practice followed in the American and English judicial systems of following the precedents of former decisions in deciding new cases. The application of this doctrine has not only enhanced the uniformity and stability of the law throughout the country, but has also enabled the courts to be more efficient by providing guidelines for current cases.

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