Black's Law Dictionary Abridged 7th Edition / Edition 7 by Henry Campbell Black, Bryan A. Garner, West Publishing Company | | 9780314240774 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Black's Law Dictionary Abridged 7th Edition / Edition 7

Black's Law Dictionary Abridged 7th Edition / Edition 7

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by Henry Campbell Black, Bryan A. Garner, West Publishing Company
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314240772

ISBN-13: 9780314240774

Pub. Date: 06/01/2000

Publisher: West Group

For the first time since the original 1891 edition, this classic legal resource has enjoyed a complete cover-to-cover revision. Last updated in 1990, more than 30,000 definitions have been honed, sharpened and made more concise. Over 4,500 terms appear for the first time in any legal dictionary. Each definition conveys more information than ever. With the new 7th

Overview

For the first time since the original 1891 edition, this classic legal resource has enjoyed a complete cover-to-cover revision. Last updated in 1990, more than 30,000 definitions have been honed, sharpened and made more concise. Over 4,500 terms appear for the first time in any legal dictionary. Each definition conveys more information than ever. With the new 7th edition, readers will stay up-to-date on every nuance of emerging terminology. Quotations from important cases and respected scholars allow readers to see how a term is used in context and to grasp the meaning instantly.

Features include:

  • Headwords showing whether the word I upper or lower case, roman or italic type
  • Easy to understand pronunciation symbols
  • Over 2,000 illustrative quotations
  • Specialized vocabularies
  • Cross referencing among related terms


Summary of Contents:

Preface

The Pronunciation of Latin

Outline of Latin Pronunciation

Guide to Pronunciation Symbols

Text of Definitions

Appendices

Table of Abbreviations

The Constitution of the United States

Time Chart of the United States Supreme Court

Organizational Chart of United States Government

Table of British Regnal Years

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314240774
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
06/01/2000
Series:
Black's Law Dictionary Series
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
1323
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 9.76(h) x 1.68(d)

Table of Contents

Some of the new terms appearing for the first time:

Amber Alert
Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
antispamming law
aspirin wars
autonomy privacy
Baumes Law
Border and Transportation Security
Directorate
Bush doctrine
chad
Child Online Protection Act
cyberpiracy
cyberterrorism
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
digital signature
e-contract
e-money
ethnic cleansing
grandparent rights
hot-potato rule
inscrutable fault
internally displaced person
Lemon test
mahr
Miller trust
Munchausen syndrome by proxy
mutual-fund wrap account
opt-out class
Outer Space Treaty
prophylactic cost
repressed-memory syndrome
reverse Jencks material
Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act
stealth juror
Strategic National Stockpile
terrorism insurance
Vaughn index
zero-tolerance policy

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