citator

noun
ci·​ta·​tor | \ sī-ˈtā-tər, ˈsī-ˌtā- \

Legal Definition of citator

: a published list of cases, statutes, and other sources of law showing their subsequent history (as of being cited in other cases) and status (as in having been overruled by another case) — see also shepardize

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“Citator.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/citator. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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