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Descriptive-word index to the first and second decennial digests.

Descriptive-word index to the first and second decennial digests.

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Published by West Pub. Co in St. Paul .
Written in English

  • Law reports, digests, etc -- Indexes -- United States.

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    Other titlesDecennial edition of the American digest.
    ContributionsWest Publishing Company.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3070p. ;
    Number of Pages3070
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19627892M

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Genre/Form: Indexes: Additional Physical Format: Descriptive-word index to the first and second decennial digests. Paul: West Publishing Co., Book: All Authors / Contributors: West Publishing Company.

OCLC Number: Notes: "This index should be used in connection with the Descriptive-word index to the first and second Decennial digests." Description: vi, pages 27 cm:. Descriptive-word index to Decennial and all key-number digests; by west publishing company at - the best online ebook storage.

Download and read online for free Descriptive-word index to Decennial and all key-number digests; by west publishing company/5(1). -Descriptive Word Index-Table of Cases-Defendant-Plaintiff Table-Words and Phrases-Updates. *when pocket parts get too large to fit in back of the book becomes a supplement.

Quarterly Supplements-found at the end of the digest set. *Decennial Digests *General Digests. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE. The West American Digest System is a system of identifying points of law from reported cases and organizing them by topic and key number.

The system was developed by West Publishing to organize the entire body of American extensive taxonomy makes the process of doing case law legal research less time consuming as it directs the researcher to cases that are.

The index in a West digest. Consists of several volumes that may be located either at the beginning or at the end of the digest set, and it lists subjects in alphabetical order. IF YOU HAVE NO RELEVANT CASES, AND NO RELEVANT TOPICS AND KEY NUMBERS, USE THE DESCRIPTIVE WORD INDEX (the index to the index to case law).

Before you use a digest, it's best to already have one or more key numbers of interest. There are many ways to identify useful key numbers.

If you already have a good case on your topic, simply find the case in a West reporter or on Westlaw and look at the headnotes to find the appropriate key number(s). If you don't already have a good case, there are numerous.

A detailed subject index to the digest, called the Descriptive-Word Index, is a helpful tool, located at the end of each digest set. Use this to identify relevant broad topic and sub-topics (or key numbers) that are used in the digest.

Digests also contain Table of Author: Jim Mumm. in the Table of cases for the First Decennial Digest. The Decennial Digests These contain all headnotes assigned to cases during a ten year period, arranged by topic and key number order.

Decennial has its own Descriptive Word Index except for the First and Second (which share an index) and the Third.

State Digests (for example, West's California Digest, which digests all published federal and state cases which are authority for California courts); Regional Digests (for example, West's Pacific Digest, which digests all the cases reported in the Pacific reporter includes not just the obvious Pacific states of Alaska, California, Hawai'i, Oregon and Washington, but also.

The General and Decennial Digests however, contain date ranges. The most recent cases will be found in West's General Digest, Fifteenth Series and the Twelfth Decennial Digest.

Earlier editions will cover earlier dates. Use the Descriptive Word Indexes. The Descriptive Word Index is typically located either in the first or last volumes of the Author: Dianna Kim. Master Research Guide: A Desk Book Correlating all the Law Titles, and the Subjects Included Therein, of the Major Law Digests, Encyclopedias and like Publications 1v.

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, Becker, Olga. Minnesota Legal Research Guide 1v. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co, 2d ed. Tessner, John; et al. Digests summarize judicial decisions, while indexes summarize statute topics.

A) True B) False Question 32 0 / 2 points The American Digest System is sometimes called the Decennial Digest and uses the key number system.

A) True B) False Question 33 0 / 2 pointsFile Size: KB. Digests. West Key-Number Digest System. Components of the West Digests. Table of Contents. Case Summaries. Each digest set includes.

Outline of the law and list of topics. Topics covered. Descriptive word index. Table of cases. Words and phrases. Updates. Pocket parts. Supplementary pamphlets. Later cases. Types of. 80 Chapter 7 Secondary Authority and Other Research Sources—Encyclopedias, Treatises, American Law Reports, Digests, Shepard’s • General Index.

A comprehensive general index accompanies each set, covering the entire set, and each volume has indexes for the topics covered in the volume. West Publishing Company: Decennial edition of the American digest: a complete digest of all reported cases from to (St.

Paul: West Pub. Co., ) (page images at HathiTrust) West Publishing Company: Descriptive-word index to Decennial and all key-number digests: (St. Paul: West Pub. Co., ) (page images at HathiTrust). An annotation is a collection of case summaries on a certain topic.

A major set of annotations is called American Law Reports. It includes a first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, federal, and federal second series. The first series of American Law Reports covers the years to American Law Reports 2d covers to How to Research a Legal Problem: A Guide for Non-Lawyers This guide is intended to help a person with a legal problem find legal rules that can resolve or prevent conflict.

It is most useful to work through the steps and sources in the order given. Use the Descriptive Word Index to locate the relevant subject heading and section. Second Decennial Edition, – Third Decennial Digest, – New York Legal Research Guide, 2nd edition Firestone Library, Social Science Reference Center.

descriptive word index, 3d decennial digest, supplementing descriptive word index to the first and second decennial digests (Amer ican digest system) ©1IFeb2R.

AMERICAN DIGEST SYSTEM [accessible via Westlaw Campus, some print volumes will be withdrawn your text has a title with the word "Digest" in it, it should be accessible online from Westlaw Campus]: Covers every reported case--federal, state, and local--from to date; provides summaries.

Information about the print series: Contains summaries of cases. This phrase, in the Descriptive-Word Index, refers us to "Witnesses," §Decennial Digest, where we find our case, Toole v. Toole, 33 S.Ga. (75) QUESTION (64) In an action for the erection and maintenance of a nuisance, the defendant denied the allegation of the petition, and evi- dence failed to show that the nuisance.

The first volume of the American Digest System is called: a. General Digest b. Century Digest c. First Decennial d. Descriptive word digest The citation for a case cited by popular name may be found in: which of the following: a. The pamphlet Shepard's Table of Cases Cited by Popular Names, Federal & State.

Full text of "Brief making and the use of law books" See other formats. LIST A - SERIALS (DEAD AND ONLINE) SELECTED FOR COMPACT SHELVING (J-N) C A L L N U M B E R: Online Access: Not in Cat. Move to CS: Retain Latest in Stacks: Latest. Review Essay: Legal Research Books, Manuals, and Guides -More Than Enough* Fritz Snyder** The author provides an impressionistic look at the current texts of legal research, noting features he considers important and problems in the approaches of each.

Introduction By my count there are now twenty-four books about how to do legal : Fritz Snyder. (shelved 2 times as descriptive-words) avg rating — 39, ratings — published An alphabetical list under main headings (author, editor, compiler or title), of works in Class A for which the renewal copyright was registered during the period covered by this catalog.

Joint authors, editors, etc. are represented by references leading to the respective main headings. Which of the following is the best descriptive word 1. Plant 2. Food 3. Zucchini 4. Vegetable Ask for details ; Follow Report They're dropped naked at first and they have to survive.

The girl is the main character and she finds the boy in this world and finds out that in order to get out, they have to catch one of these shimmering doorways. Descriptive-word index to Decennial and all key-number digests: a means of finding the authorities in point through the words descriptive of the legal principles or of the facts in the case.

The Third Decennial First I Digests the reported decisions of the f I State Courts of last resort and of the | I Federal Courts for a whole decade. | 4 I I I H It includes ft 4 Two Great Reference Volumes a I t 4 Descriptive-Word Index I t The guide to cases in point through "Fact" words f I descriptive of the persons, places, and things in- f.

A s a collector of words, here's my list of the best the decade had to offer, taken from my book, The Wonder of Whiffling. These words and expressions were all coined in particular parts of the Author: Adam Jacot de Boinod.

Devoted to a table of cases and a descriptive word index. summarize statute topics The typical case reporter contains either a separate section or a separate volume when a case has been affirmed - reversed or modified on appeal Case citation - all other administrative agencies The most comprehensive collection of legal citators.

Shepard. Each of the first twenty-eight volumes contains exactly the Isame text and notes as do Volumes 1 to 28 of the original set. Following this original matter in each book appears the mat ter from the permanent supplement that brings it down to date, and in the back cover of each book there is a pocket to contain.

Devoted to a table of cases and a descriptive word index. Periodicals Case citation - individuals U.S. Reports contains The typical case reporter contains either a separate section or a separate volume Statutes at Large (Stat.) South Eastern Reporter (S.E. or S.E.2d) components of a legal encyclopedia citation Federal session laws are.

of the first De cennial Digest inthe company published a 2, page Descriptive Word Index to the Decennial. An early advertisement for the new index noted that it included “words and.

The best descriptive word from the following sentence is Sara is studying French and German [C]. Descriptive words are used to assist individuals, locations, stuff, circumstances or action to describe, define, visualize or explain subjects.

A vocabulary list featuring Reader Digest. a silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores; does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used (alloyed with gold) in jewelry.

The first of the 3 prongs in legal research methodology; the others are: read the law, update the law.

3 basic techniques for finding the law. Descriptive word/fact approach. Known authority. iii. Known topic. Use of the descriptive word/fact approach.

In general. Develop list of key words. Use key words w/ general. the Decennial Digests (the General Digest serves as a pocket part); The Researcher’s Law Dictionary Page 24 the Decennial Digests grouped into year periods, going back to ; Century Digest, Search strategies for accessing the digests: Searching digests can be done through a number of approaches: by.

American Digest System (topic, case and descriptive approach) Decennial Digests up to the 10th Decennial Digests, – are published every 10 years, with the current volume entitled General Digests in three to four volumes per year.

1. Which of the following statements about vocabulary building is not correct? A. The best way to improve your vocabulary is to memorize lists of vocabulary words B. Reading on a daily basis is very important for building your vocabulary C. Using the dictionary is only one step in the process of vocabulary building D.

Pronunciation is an important part of adding new 5/5(K).1st-3d Decennial digests 4th- Decennial digests Classification. Subject headings.

Scope notes A-Z Other regional reports. By region, A-Z MM56 Middle Atlantic States (Table KF32) NN46 New England (Table KF32)File Size: 3MB.