This would be an example of precedent activism but not separation-of-powers activism.
If precedent holds, it won't be publishers of tax-help books alone who benefit.
People claimed that the precedent set out by the sleeper hit in 1998 was finally superseded.
I guess the point I want you to consider is what sort of precedent we are establishing here, because it is important for the future.
Historical precedent shows pubs have changed their names through the years, usually for good reasons.
Furthermore, this is a case of general importance and it may well set a precedent .
We all have to go through the same nonsense, which seems crazy considering the precedent set at the first hearing.
Critics say that the judges should have let the 1963 precedent stand, even if it was bad.
What a pleasing precedent any unlikely victory would set!
All that has happened is that there is a set of precedent requirements of a procedural kind before a court case can be commenced.