Stare Decisis

November 22, 2011

  • 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 CourtsThe doctrine of stare decisis must not be so narrowly construed that body of common law is forever encased in a straightjacket.
Rupert v. Stienne, 528 P.2d 1013 (Nev. 1974)
Suggested by Valerie Garber, Principal Attorney Editor, Westlaw