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A book containing source materials in a specific area, used as a reference and in teaching.


1. (Law) a book in which records of legal or medical cases are kept
2. (Medicine) a book in which records of legal or medical cases are kept



a book containing detailed records of one or more cases, as in law or medicine.
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Noun1.casebook - a book in which detailed written records of a case are kept and which are a source of information for subsequent work
written account, written record - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
Adj.1.casebook - according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical; "a casebook schizophrenic"; "a textbook example"
standard - established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"


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Rowe and Sandeen present the first casebook devoted to US trade secret law, which is otherwise only briefly mentioned in general casebooks for survey courses on intellectual property law.
In the following Review, I analyze the leading criminal law casebooks on the market and describe the ways in which they do--and do not--respond to the needs of criminal law teachers.
They focus on good estate planning, include fewer cases than traditional casebooks, analyze a variety of statutes and how they have modified the traditional common law rules, use cases to understand the origins of important common-law rules, and illustrate what not to do.
1) Linda Kerber traced the general history of this and other casebooks that appeared about the same time (2) in her wonderfully insightful historical essay, Writing Our Own Rare Books, presented at a symposium held at Yale Law School in April 2000.
Fifteen Medical Family Therapy Casebook articles (hereafter referred to as Casebooks) published between 1996 and 2007 in Families, Systems, & Health were used as data for this study.
In addition, the casebook also covers the more traditional topics found in other complex litigation casebooks, particularly the mass tort class action.
This latest title in the Casebooks in Criticism is devoted to Sterne's 'relentlessly self-conscious work'.
In contrast to other casebooks, the expert contributors for this one were encouraged to go beyond the format of a standard case presentation and instead describe an interesting case from their own practice.
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is a provider of research products and software solutions in specialty areas for legal and business professionals, as well as casebooks and study aids for law students.
These materials presented in Ellison's own voice bring out, as so very few casebooks do, the deeply human dimension of writing a masterpiece such as Invisible Man.
Sources are rare and among the few surviving documents medical casebooks are by far the most revealing.
But the very fact that Bob Jones has no place in the canon of constitutional law casebooks speaks as much to the limitations of the "case and academic commentary" format of these books as it does to Bob Jones' apparent lack of canonicity.