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common law

noun

: the laws that developed from English court decisions and customs and that form the basis of laws in the U.S.

Full Definition of COMMON LAW

:  the body of law developed in England primarily from judicial decisions based on custom and precedent, unwritten in statute or code, and constituting the basis of the English legal system and of the system in all of the United States except Louisiana

First Known Use of COMMON LAW

14th century

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