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The combination of those rules and principles of conduct promulgated by legislative authority, derived from court decisions and established by local custom.
ALSO SEE: EMPLOYERS LIABILITY INSURANCE, ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE, WRONGFUL DEATH STATUTE, WORKERS' COMPENSATION, FIRST PARTY BENEFITS, SURVIVAL STATUTES, QUESTION OF FACT, QUESTION OF LAW, EMPLOYMENT LAW, EX POST FACTO, CLASS ACTION, MALPRACTICE, COMMON LAW, LAW CLERKS, FAMILY LAW, INFRACTION, LEMON LAW, ATTORNEY, MITTIMUS, JUVENILE, LEX LOCI, WARRANT, LAWYER, TRIAL, COURT, ERROR, USER

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