precedential

adjective
prec·​e·​den·​tial | \ ˌpre-sə-ˈden-chəl \

Legal Definition of precedential

: relating to, having the character of, or constituting precedent a case of no precedential value has no precedential effect in this jurisdiction

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“Precedential.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/precedential. Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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