judge-made

judge-made

adj
(Law) based on a judge's interpretation or decision (esp in the phrase judge-made law)
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The book is divided into five parts: legislation and regulation, judge-made law, social norms and customs, international law, and federalism, legal harmonization, and development.
X and Y argue that the anticipatory assignment doctrine is a judge-made antifraud rule with no relevance to their contingent fee contracts.
Constitutionally-enforceable gay rights are a judge-made invention from beginning to end.
Sonny was unaware, as are so many employers, that the judge-made law, the common law, usually imposes an additional obligation to pay severance pay to long-term employees.
When it comes to criminal justice in this country, we want jury-made justice not judge-made justice,' he said.
The court is most vulnerable and comes nearest to illegitimacy when it deals with judge-made constitutional laws having little or no cognizable roots in the language or design of the Constitution,'' the American Hospital Association argued in its brief.
Judge-made law favored money "interests" over the people.
He feared that judge-made rule was quickly supplanting legislative power which, as he said in 1892 "dethrones the people who should be sovereign and enthrones an oligarchy.
The topics include the role of the Italian Constitutional Court in interpreting and implementing the recent constitutional reform, constitutional jurisprudence and the construction of the autonomic state, judicial federalism in Germany, the Constitutional Court and Russian federalism 1995-2004, judge-made federalism in Canada, and the state supreme court in American federalism.
In so ruling, the judges rejected a critical piece of judge-made law known as the ``misappropriation theory.