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13.6: Introduction to Statutory and Common Law

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    45435
  • What you’ll learn to do: differentiate between statutory and common law

    In this section, we’ll define and differentiate between statutory and common law, explain how statutory and common law is developed and present related statistics and perspective. We’ll also introduce the principle of “stare decisis” and discuss the limitations and implications of the doctrine of precedence.

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    • Introduction to Statutory and Common Law. Authored by: Nina Burokas. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution