“Capricious departures from bedrock legal rules”

December 20, 2012

  • 106 Courts
  • 106II Establishment, Organization, and Procedure
  • 106II(G) Rules of Decision
  • 106k88 Previous Decisions as Controlling or as Precedents
  • 106k89 k. In general.

106 CourtsCourts attempt to avoid capricious departures from bedrock legal rules, as such tectonic shifts might produce unforeseen and undesirable consequences.
Hill v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 2012 WL 3537812 (2012)
Suggested by Valerie Garber, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters