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1–3. Stare Decisis. In the text of this chapter, we stated that the doctrine of stare decisis “became a cornerstone of the English and American judicial systems.” What does stare decisis mean, and why has this doctrine been so fundamental to the development of our legal tradition? Stare decisis is a doctrine that was formed after a practice of deciding new cases with reference to former decisions, or precedents “became a cornerstone of the English and American judicial systems” as the question states. It is a Latin phrase meaning “to stand on decided cases.” This doctrine has been so fundamental to the development of our legal tradition because the legal system is formed on precedence. Therefore, decisions should also be formed the same way. 1–4. Remedies. Assume that Arthur Rabe is suing Xavier Sanchez for breaching a contract in which Sanchez promised to sell Rabe a painting by Vincent Van Gogh for $30 million.? (a) In this lawsuit, who is the plaintiff and who is the defendant? Plaintiff- Rabe Defendant- Sanchez (b) Suppose that Rabe wants Sanchez to perform the contract as promised. What remedy would Rabe seek from the court?
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