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How to use precedent in a sentence

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A close precedent for an acquittal based on the denial of evidence already exists.
While the Attorney General did not mention any precedent, his position is credible.
It would be an impossible precedent for the EU to accept one country that does not recognize the legitimate government of another EU member.
The great weight of judicial precedent holds that there is no fundamental individual right to own a gun.
Abortion rights activists said it conflicted with three decades of Supreme Court precedent.
His sentence, therefore, isn't necessarily a precedent for the generality of other cases of corruption.
A hypothetical example should suffice in illustrating how worrying a precedent this case may have set.
American courts in the colonial period imported many features of the English legal system, including the doctrine of precedent.
I think if he does, he's starting a whole new ball game as far as setting a precedent.
This network evolves and materializes through a process of inspiration, image, and historic precedent.
Significantly, I think, Harris's analysis would likely find literary precedent in Contending Forces.
In the circumstances, we are satisfied you were in breach of warranty and condition precedent.
The breadth and looseness of the recommendations are a dangerous precedent.
There is no modern precedent in France for such an arrogation of emergency powers.
Established custom, normative precedent, conduct, and cumulative tradition, is typically based on Muhammad's example.
The historical reason for this time limit was based on arbitrary precedent.
Perhaps this case will set a precedent for all those who are full time carers for their sick wives or mothers.
The center now stood out from the rest of the gym, setting an impossible precedent for any of the other volunteers to follow.
There is a precedent for putting the hard word on a government staffer to give evidence to a Senate committee.
It seems this painting may be a restatement of an art-historical precedent.
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