Sorry, I don’t speak Legalese: Breach

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What is a Breach?  A breach is the act of someone breaking, or failing to observe, their legal obligations. A contract can be breached in whole or in part.  In the case of a data breach, a trusted company can violate their legal obligations to a customer by having insufficient data security and not treating […]

Sorry, I don’t speak Legalese: Precedent

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What Does Precedent Mean?  Precedent is when a previous court decision is considered to be a ‘rule’ for deciding or influencing subsequent cases involving similar issues or facts. After a precedent is set, the courts are bound to apply the law to all future cases which follow the same pattern of facts. Types of Precedent  […]