Professor Name Course Date Stare decisis Question one The court refers to stare decisis as a principle of policy but not an inexorable command. Principles of policy are the values or norms that determine what is right and desirer able for someone or a group of people existing together in a given community. These principles are also used in prominent organizations to help them decide the degree as to which an action situation or a person is wrong or right. These decisions even if they doubt the wisdom of it. If the doctrine is put in place it may have more influence in the judicial sector of the government because it will always debate reasons for discussing most of the law making processes. References Hickey Robert J. "Stare Decisis and the NLRB." Labor Law Journal 17.8 (1966): 451. Arshakyan Mher. "The Impact of Legal Systems on Constitutional Interpretation: A Comparative Analysis: The US Supreme Court and the German Federal Constitutional Court." German LJ 14 (2013): 1297. [...]
This case study assignment explores the concept of stare decisis and whether it is an inexorable command. Access and read Is Stare Decisis an Inexorable Command? Please answer the following questions about the case study: What does the court mean when it says "Stare decisis is not an inexorable command; rather it is a principle of policy and not a mechanical formula of adherence to the latest decision"? What would it mean for the American system of criminal justice, if stare decisis actually was an "inexorable command" or a "mechanical formula of adherence to the latest decision"? Your response should be at least 500 words (no less than 250 words for each question). Any sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. All references and citations used must be in APA style.