Definition of casebook
1 : a book containing records of illustrative cases that is used for reference and instruction (as in law or medicine)
2 : a compilation of primary and secondary documents relating to a central topic together with scholarly comment, exercises, and study aids that is designed to serve as a sourcebook for short papers (as in a writing course) or as a point of departure for a research paper
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Keenan’s separate opinion added a third statutory argument straight out of second-year administrative law casebooks.
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Medical Definition of casebook
: a book containing medical records of illustrative cases that is used for reference and instruction
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