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ratio decidendi

ratio decidendi   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
120 words

The term, in widespread use in municipal legal systems, denotes the general reasons or grounds given for a judicial or

Ratio decidendi

Ratio decidendi   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
3,338 words

is the term used in the common law doctrine of precedent to identify the aspect of a judicial decision which

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