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Doctrine of Stare Decisis

What is the Doctrine of Stare Decisis? What is the purpose of precedent? Why are these concepts important to the legal process?

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Stare Decisis is the legal theory that laws that were already decided in a certain way based on a certain set of facts should determine the outcome of a similar facts in the future as far as the law applied. Thus, many times judges fit the law to the ...

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What is the Doctrine of Stare Decisis? What is the purpose of precedent? Why are these concepts important to the legal process?

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