Mixed Questions of Law and Fact: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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What does “stare decisis” mean?
- legal principle that rules derived from common law should be codified state by state
- legal principle that courts should abide by precedent
- legal principle defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty
- legal principle that decisions supported by public policy are constantly malleable