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Primary Authority

court decisions judicial

Law, in various forms, that a court must follow in deciding a case.

Primary authority mainly consists of statutes, decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, and all judicial decisions handed down by the same court or a higher court within the same judicial system.

CROSS-REFERENCES

Secondary Authority.

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