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In legal literature, a summary or digest of a court case. Many publishers provide compilations of these summaries or digests organized by topic or theme. A well-known case law digest in Canada is Carswell’s Canadian Abridgment, available in print, on CD-ROM, and on WestlawNext Canada (by subscription), which has summaries of Canadian court decisions, organized by topic. LexisNexis Quicklaw has an online digest service in Canada Digest database.