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06:52 Nov 22, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: case-laws
Britain has not any pre-established law code but anumber of laws founded on custom,jurisprudence and case-laws.

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5 +1'précédents jurisprudentiels'
4my explanation:Rita Cavaiani



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'précédents jurisprudentiels'

Il s'agit là de cas qui font jurisprudence, qui se rapportent à la jurisprudence - soit, un ensemble de décisions des juridictions concernées sur une matière et qui constituent une source de droit. On peut ici également parler de 'cas faisant jurisprudence' mais le terme exact est donc 'précédent jurisprudentiel'.

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agree  Sonia Almeida
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my explanation:

case laws and jurisprudence are actually synonymies; the definiton of both:
"ensemble des décisions juridiques qui constituent une source de droit puisqu'elles interprètent la loi ou créent du droit en cas de silence de celle-ci"
I suggest to translate jurisprudence and case laws together as "droit jurisprudentiel", but it would also be possible to translate "jurisprudence et droit établi d'après les précedents judiciaires"

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