Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
General practice
Jurisdiction: 
Rhode Island
Publication date: 
2001-01-01
Carswell

West's Rhode Island Digest, Key Number Digest

Availability: Partial Stock

This Key Number Digest contains all headnotes, classified according to West's® Key Number System, for Rhode Island state and federal court decisions reported from 1783 to date. The topics are listed in alphabetical order. The Key Numbers within those topics are listed in numerical order. Each topic begins with scope notes about subjects included and subjects excluded and covered by other topics. Also there is an outline of the topic, which includes a list of all Key Numbers in that topic. Each volume is supplemented by a pocket part and the full set is also supplemented by interim pamphlets.

Features

  • West's Key Number System allows you to find on-point cases from other jurisdictions fast
  • Headnotes crafted by West's attorney-editors to summarize the holdings of a judicial opinion, incorporating key facts and reasoning
  • The Descriptive Word Index indexes terms of art and legal terminology to unlock the door to relevant decisions
  • The Table of Cases includes citations, subsequent case history, and Key Numbers classifying each point of law
  • Words and Phrases volumes alphabetically list words or phrases judicially defined in the indexed cases
  • Library references to Corpus Juris Secundum® and other West publications are included throughout
  • Translation tables translate former Key Numbers to new Key Numbers, and new Key Numbers to former Key Numbers
  • Pocket parts and supplementary pamphlets keep you informed of the most recent cases
Carswell

West's Rhode Island Digest, Key Number Digest

Availability: Partial Stock

Description

This Key Number Digest contains all headnotes, classified according to West's® Key Number System, for Rhode Island state and federal court decisions reported from 1783 to date. The topics are listed in alphabetical order. The Key Numbers within those topics are listed in numerical order. Each topic begins with scope notes about subjects included and subjects excluded and covered by other topics. Also there is an outline of the topic, which includes a list of all Key Numbers in that topic. Each volume is supplemented by a pocket part and the full set is also supplemented by interim pamphlets.

Features

  • West's Key Number System allows you to find on-point cases from other jurisdictions fast
  • Headnotes crafted by West's attorney-editors to summarize the holdings of a judicial opinion, incorporating key facts and reasoning
  • The Descriptive Word Index indexes terms of art and legal terminology to unlock the door to relevant decisions
  • The Table of Cases includes citations, subsequent case history, and Key Numbers classifying each point of law
  • Words and Phrases volumes alphabetically list words or phrases judicially defined in the indexed cases
  • Library references to Corpus Juris Secundum® and other West publications are included throughout
  • Translation tables translate former Key Numbers to new Key Numbers, and new Key Numbers to former Key Numbers
  • Pocket parts and supplementary pamphlets keep you informed of the most recent cases