She was setting a precedent for the future.
Preventing violent crimes and crimes against the weak usually take precedent over fraud and economic crimes.
Appeal panels are not bound by precedent or by any notional percentage of appeals which they must uphold in parents' favor.
Whether or not the merger works better without Mr. Green, the method of his disposal is a dangerous precedent.
He set the precedent in the history of art.
Is there a precedent for situations such as this?
This follows the precedent set in the accession charter of Henry I.
His acquittal was to be deprecated as establishing a dangerous precedent in regard to outrages on the sovereign.
There was, indeed, no precedent for an undertaking of this kind under modern tactical conditions.
From 1821 to 1891 the payment of at least a poll-tax was a condition precedent to the exercise of the suffrage.
Paul Tully, General Secretary of Spuc, said "This move represents a very worrying precedent."
It would be a bad precedent and unworthy of the spirit of the age.
That set the precedent for the rest of the exhibition.
Yet no war had intervened; the industries of the land had flourished; the advance in accumulated wealth had been beyond all precedent; and immigration had increased.
He took a prominent part in state affairs, and, contrary to precedent, was seven times elected commander of the army.
This was the first time that the janissaries had invaded the palace: a precedent to be too often followed.
This latter practice was in accordance with abundant precedent, but had become very infrequent, if not obsolete, for many years before the Reformation.
As a general rule, it is a condition precedent to the exercise of these powers by a company that the capital of the undertaking should be fully subscribed.
For over 30 years, Compass Gallery has set a precedent of visiting all the Scottish shows.
Or astounding technological breakthroughs that have no precedent in reality.
One cause of this separation was the rigid adherence to precedent on the part of the common law courts.
But ultimately, the results not being satisfactory, the precedent of Australia was followed, and by a law of 1860 domain lands were sold publicly at a fixed price.
He shows that a certain accumulation of capital is a condition precedent of this division, and that the degree to which it can be carried is dependent on the extent of the market.
In 48 B.C. he was created dictator for the second time, probably with constituent powers and for an undefined period, according to the dangerous and unpopular precedent of Sulla.
This precedent has been treated as settling the practice of parliament.