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document that sets forth the framework of a government and its relationship to the people it governs
made when appellate (pertaining to appeals) court endorses a rule to be used in deciding court cases
doctrine that requires lower courts to follow existing case law in deciding similar cases; "let the decision stand"
panel of citizens sworn by a court to decide issues of fact in court cases (unique to common law system)
law made when fundamental, supreme law of the land is adopted, amended or interpreted
trade and other commercial intercourse between or among businesses in different states
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