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Author Topic: What is the Supreme Court's authority for remanding cases to the district court?  (Read 811 times)


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Sometimes the SC will remand cases to the district court for further factfinding. I would like to know what is it's authority for doing this. In other words, is there a case in which the court holds that this is proper practice. Thanks.


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There is a difference between common law(case law) and statutory law(written statues) their authority comes from the laws such as those in the state constitution. If your looking for a "precident" that allows them to do so, then the anwer is every since time they've done it since the 18th century.