An example of case law is a judicial decision from a previous case, such as Israel v. Carolina Bar-B-Que, Inc., which determined that a tree owner is liable for damages caused by his tree, explains NOLO. Examples of case... More »

Jury nullification is an example of common law, according to Jury veto power occurs when a jury has the right to acquit an accused person regardless of guilt under the law. More »

Common examples of civil cases include child custody, child support, contract violations, personal injury, property damage and divorce. A civil case settles a personal or business conflict when an individual or group fee... More »

To select a lawyer for a wrongful termination case, search for a lawyer with employment law experience through an online legal directory, a local legal clinic such as Legal Aid Society, or through a union or professional... More » Government & Politics Law

Law students use case law briefs to help them become accustomed to the style of reading that is important in law school and to pick out and retain important details, says Case law is generally different from o... More » Government & Politics Law

To sue a hospital for malpractice or negligence, find a medical malpractice attorney, and discuss the case, obtain medical records, determine damages and who to sue, and file a complaint with the office of the clerk of t... More » Government & Politics Law

According to Cornell University Law School, tort law is a violation of civil law for which an offender could have to pay damages. Tort law rests on injury or harm caused by an act that provides grounds for a lawsuit. More » Government & Politics Law