restatement


Restatement
Re·state·ment /ˌrē-'stāt-mənt/ n: any of several volumes produced by the American Law Institute and authored by legal scholars and experts that set forth statements of major areas of law (as contracts, torts, trusts, and property) and are widely referred to in jurisprudence but are not binding

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

restatement
I noun abridgment, abstract, brief, compendium, condensation, conlectio, conspectus, digest, enumerate, epitome, explanation, going over, iteration, paraphrase, reaffirmation, reassertion, recapitulation, recital, recountal, recounting, rehash, reiteration, repetition, rephrasing, replay, retelling, review, rewording, summary, synopsis, translation II index narration, paraphrase, recital, redundancy, summary

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


restatement
n.
One of a series of treatises on particular areas of law (such as contracts or torts) published by the American Law Institute, intended to show the current state of the law and likely developments in the future.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Restatement
n. A treatise by the American Law Institutes that attempts to describe general common law, incorporating its growth as the result of various legal decisions. Restatements have been issued in relation to agency, conflict of laws, contracts, foreign relations, judgments, restitution, security, torts, trusts, and unfair competition. Although frequently cited in cases and commentaries, restatements are not binding on the courts.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


restatement
A publication which tells what the law is in a particular field, as compiled from statutes and decisions.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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