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Case law says that a person has a right to privacy.
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By attempting to settle, PETA was likely dodging new case law that would affirm that precedent.
Karen Barr, president of the Investment Adviser Association, said advisers’ duties are spelled out by case law, but the SEC proposal could help by documenting them in a single place.
Village Attorney Jennifer Ashton addressed some of the council members’ concerns, but deferred to U.S. Supreme Court case law for the constitutional issues.
Even so, Sekulow’s staff has been doing much of the legwork behind the scenes in researching case law and helping formulate a defense, said a person familiar with the legal team.
So is there enough previous case law for courts to analogize to this situation?
UC Davis emeritus law professor Alan Brownstein said student free speech case law is inconsistent and often unclear.
As Ars has reported previously, the best case law on the issue dates back to 1946, long before inexpensive consumer drones were feasible.
Despite the passionate politics, the legal decision will rely on the merits of the arguments and past case law.
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Definition of case law for English Language Learners
: law that is based on decisions that judges have made in past cases
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