Barron's Law Dictionary: Mass Market Edition

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Updated to reflect recent modifications in federal and state law, this book is a quick-reference source for lawyers, law students, legal professionals, and interested laypersons. The author defines more than 5,000 legal terms, using nontechnical language that remains legally accurate. Terms are documented with citations and apply to civil procedure, commercial and contract law, constitutional law, criminal law, property law, and torts. This is a "mass-market-size" paperback. This Law Dictionary is also available...
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Overview


Updated to reflect recent modifications in federal and state law, this book is a quick-reference source for lawyers, law students, legal professionals, and interested laypersons. The author defines more than 5,000 legal terms, using nontechnical language that remains legally accurate. Terms are documented with citations and apply to civil procedure, commercial and contract law, constitutional law, criminal law, property law, and torts. This is a "mass-market-size" paperback. This Law Dictionary is also available from Barron's in a trade edition that features larger pages with large type.
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"The value of a good LAW DICTIONARY cannot be overstated. Most lawyers use Black's Law Dictionary for citation purposes, but this is the much better dictionary for comprehending legal terminology." -- Information Today
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764143571
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 295,549
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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  • Posted February 6, 2013

    I was very disappointed when I opened this dictionary to look fo

    I was very disappointed when I opened this dictionary to look for standard words used on a daily basis in the legal field!
    I was only able to find about half the words that I was looking for. I should have known better, that a true legal dictionary would cost a lot more than $10!
    Save your money and buy: Black's Law Dictionary / Edition 9 by Bryan A. Garner. Black's Law Dictionary is a "real" law dictionary used in law school, yes, it is a lot more expensive, but you will find "all" of the terminology used in the legal field.

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