A decision-forcing case is, among many other things, a species of the larger genus of "case studies." The entries encompassed by this sub-forum describe some of the other members of the latter category.
Preparing for Terror Attacks: The Case for the Case Method, which was published in 2013 in the Norwegian journal Pacem, tells two tales. The first is a discussion of the way that police departments might use reference case studies to prepare for terrorist attacks. The second is a comparison between reference case studies and conventional military-style doctrine.