AP U.S. Government and Politics
What do you think precedent means? Pro tip, I'm not talking about when a southerner says, "president."
Use precedent in a sentence.
Think of an example of precedent in current events:
Find an image of precedent:
Precedent: A decision made by a higher court such as a circuit court of appeals or the Supreme Court that is binding in all other federal courts. A legal decision or form of proceeding serving as an authoritative rule or pattern in future similar or analogous cases. any act, decision, or case that serves as a guide or justification for subsequent situations.
The ruling in Brown v. Board set the precedent that legally, schools could no longer be segregated.
What is a famous precedent set by the Supreme Court?
Can the US Supreme Court overturn a precedent?
What is an example of the Supreme Court overturning precedent?
If the Supreme Court sets a precedent involving a president, what do you call that?