advance sheets

advance sheets
Recent judicial opinions published in pamphlet or loose-leaf form that are later compiled into bound volumes of regional reporters; hardbound collections of court opinions.

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

advance sheets
A looseleaf booklet comprising recent court decisions. (See: reports)
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

advance sheets
n. A paperback or loose-leaf booklet or pamphlet containing recent decisions issued by a (usually appellate) court. Advance sheets are published between the announcement of the court's decision and the decision's incorporation in a bound volume of law reports.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

advance sheets
Pamphlets containing recently decided opinions of federal courts or state courts of a particular region.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

advance sheets
Pamphlets containing recently decided opinions of federal courts or state courts of a particular region.
II Paperback pamphlets published by law book publishers weekly or monthly which contain reporter cases, including correct volume number and page number. When there are sufficient cases, they are replaced by a bound volume.

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

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