Unformatted text preview: selective incorporation approach in interpreting the 14th Amendment. 7. When a court has laid down a principle of law, it will follow that principle and apply it to all future cases with similar facts and circumstances. This is known by the Latin term “ stare decisis ”. 8. Judicial Precedent (Court Decision) has value as precedent within the territorial jurisdiction of the court that issued the opinion. 9. The United States has fifty-two separate judicial systems. 10. If you wanted to find the case of Duncan v. Louisiana, you would need the case citations , which is 391 U.S. 145 (1968)....
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- Spring '11
- Supreme Court of the United States, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Terry Crew CRJ