set a legal precedent

stelde een wettelijke precedent (uitspraak in rechtbank)

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  • set a legal precedent — innovative decision in court which is to be set as an example …   English contemporary dictionary

  • set — 1 /set/ verb past tense and past participle set PUT DOWN 1 PUT (transitive always + adv/prep) to carefully put something down somewhere, especially something that is difficult to carry: set sth down/on etc: She set the tray down on a table next… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • set — set1 [ set ] (past tense and past participle set) verb *** ▸ 1 put someone/something somewhere ▸ 2 make something happen ▸ 3 make equipment ready ▸ 4 decide time/place/value ▸ 5 establish way to do something ▸ 6 do something that influences ▸ 7… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • set — set1 W1S1 [set] v past tense and past participle set present participle setting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put)¦ 2¦(put into surface)¦ 3¦(story)¦ 4¦(consider)¦ 5¦(establish something)¦ 6¦(start something happening)¦ 7¦(decide something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • precedent — pre‧ce‧dent [ˈpresdnt] noun [countable] LAW an official action or decision which can be used later to support another legal decision: • The injunction on imports could set a precedent for other patent infringement cases. • Solicitors are aiming …   Financial and business terms

  • Precedent — In common law legal systems, a precedent or authority is a legal case establishing a principle or rule that a court or other judicial body adopts when deciding subsequent cases with similar issues or facts. DescriptionThe precedent on an issue is …   Wikipedia

  • precedent — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bad, dangerous, terrible, unfortunate ▪ good, important, strong ▪ There is a strong precedent for such a strategy …   Collocations dictionary

  • precedent — pre|ce|dent [ˈpresıdənt] n 1.) an action or official decision that can be used to give support to later actions or decisions ▪ a legal precedent set/create a precedent ▪ UN involvement in the country s affairs would set a dangerous precedent.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • precedent — noun 1 (C) an action or official decision which can be used to give legal support to later actions or decisions: set/create a precedent: The invasion of Panama set a dangerous precedent. 2 (C, U) something of the same type that has happened or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Legal history — or the history of law is the study of how law has evolved and why it changed. Legal history is closely connected to the development of civilizations and is set in the wider context of social history. Among certain jurists and historians of legal… …   Wikipedia

  • Legal formalism — is a legal positivist view in philosophy of law and jurisprudence. While Jeremy Bentham s legal positivism can be seen as appertaining to the legislature, legal formalism appertains to the Judge; that is, formalism does not (as positivists do)… …   Wikipedia

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