Dictionary Of Legal Terms 5th Edition

Author: Steven H. Gifis
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 1438067968
Size: 50.18 MB
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Updated to include new terms and to incorporate recent changes in laws and judicial interpretations, this dictionary includes over 2500 legal terms defined in clear, easy-to-understand English. Non-lawyers will appreciate this title as it cuts through the complexities of legal jargon and presents definitions and explanations that are easily understood and referenced. Also includes hundered of examples to illustrate the definitions.

Nolo S Plain English Law Dictionary

Author: Gerald Hill Attorney
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413315496
Size: 48.88 MB
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Learn the language of the law, without the legalese! Open the average law dictionary and chances are you'll feel more confused than before you read a word. Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary is different. From "abrogate" to "zero tape", we've cut down on the Latin and defined common (and some not-so-common) terms you can really use to understand and access the law. Set aside those dusty, outdated law dictionaries! Written for the 21st century, this essential reference contains complete definitions of the legal terms you need today. If you're a law student, paralegal, accountant, small business owner or librarian -- anyone whose work or life touches the law -- this fully up-to-date A to Z guide puts access to the law into your hands. Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary contains 3,800 plain-English legal definitions, including many newly coined terms you'll find online and off, such as "typosquatting" and "patent troll". Of course, if you need definitions for legal standards -- even when they're in Latin -- you'll find those here too. Plus, find a copy of the Constitution of the United States of America for your reference in the pages following the complete list of definitions.

Merriam Webster S Dictionary Of Law

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc
Publisher: Merriam-Webster
ISBN: 9780877796046
Size: 68.84 MB
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10,000 entries cover vocabulary, etymologies, definitions, concepts, the judicial system, landmark cases, and government agencies

A Dictionary Of Law

Author: Elizabeth A. Martin
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191047694
Size: 40.22 MB
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This best-selling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,200 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system. This is a reissue with new covers and essential updates to account for recent changes. Highlighted feature entries discuss key topics in detail, for example adoption law, the appeals system, statement of terms of employment, and terrorism acts, and there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specifically addresses problems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports. Now providing more information than ever before, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website. Described by leading university lecturers as 'the best law dictionary' and 'excellent for non-law students as well as law undergraduates', this classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal reference for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms. Focusing primarily on English law, it also provides a one-stop source of information for any of the many countries that base their legal system on English law.

Webster S New World Law Dictionary

Author: Jonathan Wallace
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544188691
Size: 71.76 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Plain-English Legal Dictionary for Anyone Who Wants to Understand the Often Incomprehensible Terminology Law has a language all its own. Webster's New World Law Dictionary translates it clearly. Written in plain English, it's much easier to understand than typical legal documents. It's up-to-date and comprehensive, with: * Clear, concise, and accurate definitions of more than 4,000 legal terms * Coverage of terms from all areas of law, including criminal law, contracts, evidence, constitutional law, property law, and torts * Common abbreviations, foreign words and phrases, and a full copy of the United States Constitution, including the Bill of Rights and all subsequent amendments * Definitions of newer terms such as alternative minimum tax, three strikes law, and assisted suicide In addition to those in the legal field, this desk reference is invaluable to journalists, researchers, lay people dealing with legal issues, and even those who simply want to use legal terms correctly in order to make their points more convincingly.

The Criminal Law Handbook

Author: Paul Bergman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324711
Size: 71.30 MB
Format: PDF
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The criminal justice system is complicated, understand it and your rights Criminal law is full of complex rules and procedures, but this book demystifies them. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and—most important—the options for suspects, defendants, and victims. It also provides critical information on working with a lawyer. In plain English, The Criminal Law Handbook covers: search and seizure arrest, booking, and bail Miranda arraignment plea bargains trials sentencing working with defense attorneys common defenses constitutional rights juvenile court preliminary hearings appeals, and public defenders This edition is completely updated, covering the latest changes in criminal and U.S Supreme Court cases. Written by the authors of Represent Yourself in Court, Paul Bergman, J.D. and Sara Berman, J.D.

Black S Law Dictionary

Author: Bryan A. Garner
Publisher: West Group
ISBN: 9780314152343
Size: 19.36 MB
Format: PDF
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Features more than ten thousand legal terms and includes a dictionary guide and the complete United States Constitution.