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Unformatted text preview: manner. Once precedent is set, other cases do not stray from the outcome. All of the outcomes in the cases that are similar are decided the same, based on the same legal grounds. Statute: A statute is the opposite of Common Law. A statute is a written law that is researched and passed by a legislative body, and put into effect into the legal system. Remedy: A remedy in the legal area is also commonly referred to as judicial relief. A remedy is part of the judgment or decision that the court renders. The remedy involves the resolving actions of the court, and generally includes the sentence, fines, and other court-imposed consequences to remedy the wrong that has been committed. References http://definitions.uslegal.com/c/common-law/ http://www.lectlaw.com/def/c070.htm http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/jurisdiction.html http://www.investorwords.com/2687/jurisdiction.html http://www.catea.gatech.edu/grade/legal/juris.html...
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