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Common Law- Law that has been developed based on preceding rulings from judgesStatutory Law- Laws passed by legislatures and the government that are acceptedin societyTwo forms of precedentBinding precedents- obligates a court to follow a precedentPersuasive precedents- can influence or inform a decision, but doesn’t compel or restrict itWhat is a motion for summary judgment? When/Why is it typically filed?Motion for summary of Judgement- A request for the court to rule that the other party has no case because there is no triable issue of fact. Typically filed when you are claiming the case should not go before a jury at all, or if the case is already on trial a jury could only rule in favor of the moving partyWhat is the role of the appellate courts in the legal process?Appellate court- After a trial comes to a decision, a party has the right to file a notice of appeal which requests that the appellate court reviews the case 2. Risk Management – it’s an ongoing process! Helps your organization to CYAThe D.I.M. Process has been utilized as a tool to
establish a proper risk management program.This simple process involves three basic steps: