Thus, Lord Mansfield emphasised that a case is of value as a precedent only for what it means. ... Often a lawyer considers it his paramount duty to find a precedent in support of his case and the judge also feels ... the question ab initio (from the beginning) in the light of the guiding principles of jurisprudence but the use of a precedent needs a very cautious approach. ... Bristol Aeroplane Company39 is an authority for the view that if a case is deemed to be inconsistent with a lateranbsp;...
|Title||:||Law, judges and justice|
|Author||:||S. M. N. Raina|