Headnote

A headnote is a brief summary of a particular point of law that is added to the text of a court decision to aid readers in locating discussion of a legal issue in an opinion. As the term implies, headnotes appear at the beginning of the published opinion. Frequently, headnotes are `value-added` components appended to decisions by the publisher w.....
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headnote

Headnote

• (n.) A note at the head of a page or chapter; in law reports, an abstract of a case, showing the principles involved and the opinion of the court.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/headnote/

Headnote

(n) Headnote is the caption, keywords, shortened legal points, summery etc appearing at the top of a published report. Headnote helps the readers by providing summarized information at a glance
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213

Headnote

Head'note` (-nōt`) noun A note at the head of a page or chapter; in law reports, an abstract of a case, showing the principles involved and the opinion of the court.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/21

Headnote

In a printed legal opinion, the summary appearing above the decision that summarizes the key legal points of the case.
Found on http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/headnote-term.html
No exact match found