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prec·e·den·tial

 (prĕs′ĭ-dĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or constituting a precedent.
2. Having precedence.

precedential

(ˌprɛsɪˈdɛnʃəl)
adj
1. of, involving, or serving as a precedent
2. having precedence
ˌpreceˈdentially adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.precedential - having precedence (especially because of longer service); "precedential treatment for senior members of the firm"
senior - older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service; "senior officer"
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The Federal Circuit's precedential opinion affirmed the District Court's judgment in Coherus' favor.
It remains to be seen how exactly the situation will play out, although it would be precedential for a promoted Championship side to be docked Premier League points for breaching spending limits.
(29) It should further be recognized that the purpose of a motion for written opinion is to provide a basis for review by the Florida Supreme Court, not to impose upon or require the appellate DCA to explain itself (30) and, once an appellate decision is withdrawn, that decision has absolutely no precedential value.
* Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie testified before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee in March that the VA would not be recommending a Supreme Court review on the precedential decision in Procopio v.
He said following the Islamic code of life and its precedential steps for women development, gender equity could be created in society.
It is canonical that only decisions of the Supreme Court En Banc are vested with authoritativeness or precedential character,' read the motion.
The high court's decision not to hear the appeal has no precedential significance beyond leaving the 4th Circuit's ruling intact.
(8) But although there may be rare instances in which the question presented to a current court is genuinely identical to the question presented to the same court on some previous occasion, (9) those instances are sufficiently rare as to make the "treat like cases alike" maxim an unsatisfactory basis for a norm or regime of precedential constraint.
Sessions wrote that the Board's 2014 decision "was wrongly decided and should not have been issued as a precedential decision."
During the first four months of 2018, the Federal Circuit (federal appeals court for patents) has, in three cases, found the claims of the relevant patents to be patentable subject matter, surviving the two-step Supreme Court Alice test.<br />For comparison, in only two precedential cases (and one non-precedential) did the Federal Circuit find no patentable subject matter.
The state judiciary is free to address those claims from scratch; the district judge's conclusions about the effects of 65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-5 and 5/8-1-7 lack both preclusive and precedential effect.<br />Affirmed<br />Full Text<br />[box type="shadow" ]<br />Attorney Derek A.