Doctrine of Precedent  

created by Diamondsa… on 17 Jan 12, enabled by jimmy
Medium level (70% of success)    12 questions - 339 players
The doctrine of precedent is fundamental to common law systems of law. This quiz examines the doctrine.
 
1
What does stare decisis mean?
   
   
   
   
   
2
What is the implication of stare decisis?
   
   
   
   
   
3
What do decisions of higher courts bind?
   
   
   
   
4
Which of these is not an advantage of the doctrine of precedent?
   
   
   
   
   
5
What type of facts do you need to look at?
   
   
   
   
6
What do all cases of common law refer to?
   
   
7
What is an advantage of the doctrine of precedence?
   
   
   
   
   
8
How are similar cases treated?
   
   
9
What does the doctrine of precedence do?
   
   
   
10
What is an advantage of common law?
   
   
   
   
   
11
Which of these is not a disadvantage of the doctrine of precedence?
   
   
   
   
   
12
Are judges elected?
   
   

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