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the body of law that defines relationships, rights and duties in the formation, existence, and dissolution of marriage and other family units
judge -made law in absence of statutory or other controlling law
a written set of factual questions sent by one party to another before the trial begins
an inclination or tendency to think and to act in a certain way. a danger of prejudgment
conflict of interest
divided loyalty that actually or potentially places a person at a disadvantage even though he or she is owed undivided loyalty
the court's answer to a legal issue in an opinion
any law that a court could rely on in reaching its conclusion
any non law that a court could rely on in reaching its conclusion
a book written by a private individual that provides an overview, summary, or commentary on a legal topic
a set of notes or commentaries on something. the most widely used annotations are those printed in American Law Reports
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