March 23rd, 2023
“The Use of Precedent as Binding Authority” Please respond to the following:
- Analyze the use of precedent as binding authority on lower courts. Discuss whether, in your opinion, such use is an effective way to ensure uniform application of the law to a case. Provide two (2) examples of the related use of precedent to support your rationale.
- From the first e-Activity, examine both concepts of stare decisis and precedents, and distinguish between the two (2) concepts. Discuss whether these doctrines are persuasive authority or binding authority. Provide two (2) examples of the concepts in use to support your rationale.