Restatement Of The Law

Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Restatement Of The Law



What is the dictionary definition of Restatement Of The Law?

Dictionary Definition


n. a series of detailed statements of the basic law in the United States on a variety of subjects written and updated by well-known legal scholars under the auspices of the American Law Institute since the 1930s.

While not having the force of statutes or of decided precedents, the Restatement (as lawyers generally call it) has the prestige of the scholars who have studied the legal questions. Topics covered include agency, contracts, property, torts and trusts.


Cite Term


To help you cite our definitions in your bibliography, here is the proper citation layout for the three major formatting styles, with all of the relevant information filled in.

Page URL
https://payrollheaven.com/define/restatement-of-the-law/
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Restatement Of The Law. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. October 25, 2020 https://payrollheaven.com/define/restatement-of-the-law/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Restatement Of The Law. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/restatement-of-the-law/ (accessed: October 25, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Restatement Of The Law. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/restatement-of-the-law/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Restatement Of The Law are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 30th April, 2020 | 0 Views.