Case Study Law and Legal Definition

A case study involves a detailed intensive study of a unit. A case study can be of a person, a group or a social phenomenon. In order to seek patterns and causes for behavior in a case study, every aspect of a subject’s life and history is analyzed. The purpose of case study is to generalize learned information from one study to others. Usually, case study is used to determine factors leading to the success or failure of an organization. Interviews and file reviews are the methods used in case study to collect data.