head note

head note

a summary of points decided in a case, written by the law-reporting company and not the court, which is usually found before the judgments.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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Each selection is preceded by an informative head note, situating the piece within the Jamesian corpus as a whole.
More troubling, some editorial prefaces invite confusion, because the head note lists the author's name even when an account is told in the first person from the interviewee's perspective, which could mean the interviewer is listed in the header and contents page rather than the person from whom the account derives.
Each of these sources is provided with an authoritative head note explaining its cultural and historical context.
Bowden writes in his head note that the tightly scripted infomercial that is the modern political convention made him "pine for the days of smoke-filled back rooms, the days when real decisions were made at the conventions, and when reporters could unearth real news." Name another reporter who doesn't agree.
A head note, with specific questions to direct the reader's attention, accompanies each selection.
'Yeats's Theatrical Activities' is one such, as is 'Musical Renderings', a fascinatingly large section which is no doubt, as the head note indicates, incomplete, but, as it also says, gives an amazing idea of how many Yeats poems and plays have been set to music.
Each of these sections contains a debate section focusing on important contemporary issues and each of the 86 readings is preceded by a head note explaining its significance and concludes with discussion questions.
The head notes of the perfume offer generous, spirited, explosive bergamot, with rose and geranium vying to add elegance.
According to (https://celebrityfragranceguide.com/what-perfume-does-she-wear/princess-diana) Celebrity Fragrance Guide , the Princess of Wales loved using Penhaligon's Bluebell perfume, which is a mixture of a fresh and fruity fragrance with citrus head notes and essences of Lily of the Valley, jasmine, rose, clove, and cinnamon.
The EFFL head notes that unfortunately, this sector sees a reduction in the appropriation in the Pro - poor recast budget just as the health sector.
Head notes: a burst of luminous and juicy scents of bergamot and grapefruit.