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Applied Previous case/dicta/judgment applied to circumstances before Justices in present case
Affirmed Decision of lower case which has been appealed confirmed by appellate court
Approved Previous case in inferior court approved as correct
Cited Name and reference no. of case given
Considered Case/dicta/judgment in previous case considered in judgment by Court in current case
Disapproved Case/dicta/judgment held to be invalid/no longer recognised as good law/doubted
Distinguished Previous case’s facts materially different to case at hand and therefore not applicable
Followed Past case decided by similar or superior court accepted/taken as established point of law
Not applied Case/dicta/judgment not applied
Not followed Previous case decided by similar court not accepted
Overruled Decision of previous case in inferior court held to be incorrect and no longer valid
Referred to Justices in present case referring to specific case in which relevant issue considered/decided
Relied upon Decision of previous case used to explain/clarify fact in issue before Justices in present case
Reversed Decision of lower court in current case reversed

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