Decennial Digest®

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One of the titles of the American Digest System that classifies by topic the summaries of court decisions that were reported chronologically in the various units of the National Reporter System.

Each of the more than 400 subject classifications corresponds to a general legal concept—torts, for example—and all cases found under a specific topic discuss similar points of law. The digest contains summaries of cases decided during the period from 1897 to 1905 and for every ten-year period until 1976, and every five years thereafter.