Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The syllabus of a decision printed at the head or beginning of a report of the case.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A syllabus to a reported case; a summary of the poinis decided in the case, which is placed at the head or beginning of the report