Stare Decisis means:
A judge is obliged to respect the existence of prior case precedent in deciding cases but may fashion a new rule on occasion.
Federal judges, including those on the U.S. Supreme Court:
are appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the senate and enjoy lifetime tenure.
The legislature of the State of Missouri enacts a new statute that sets standards for the liability of businesses selling defective products. This statute applies:
Only in Missouri
The federal trade commission is a government agency that issues rules, orders and decisions. The Georgia state legislature enacts statutes. The Jackson County board and the Peach City Council enact ordinances. Administrative law includes
the rules, orders, and decisions of the Federal Trade Commission.