KeyCite Depth of Treatment Stars

Depth of treatment stars in your KeyCite result show the extent to which the citing case discusses the cited case, based on these categories:

Symbol Definition Description
**** Examined Extended discussion of the cited case, usually more than a printed page of text.
*** Discussed Substantial discussion of the cited case, usually more than a paragraph but less than a printed page.
** Cited Some discussion of the cited case, usually less than a paragraph.
* Mentioned A brief reference to the cited case, usually in a string citation.

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