case system

noun

Definition of case system

: a system of teaching law in which instruction is chiefly on the basis of leading or selected cases as primary authorities instead of from textbooks

called also case method

First Known Use of case system

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Case system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/case%20system. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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