Primary & binding

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splittermcsplit88
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Primary & binding

Postby splittermcsplit88 » Sun Nov 04, 2012 8:52 pm

Is the Supreme Court's ruling a primary source and binding on a case in a state?

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Re: Primary & binding

Postby musicfor18 » Sun Nov 04, 2012 10:16 pm

splittermcsplit88 wrote:Is the Supreme Court's ruling a primary source and binding on a case in a state?


Judicial decisions are primary sources. Assuming you mean the US Supreme Court, it's decisions are binding only on matter of federal law.

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