Black's Law Dictionary / Edition 8by Bryan Garner
Pub. Date: 06/28/2004
Publisher: West Academic
Considered the most valuable reference tool available to the legal community, Black's Pocket Dictionary provides more than 13,000 clear, concise, and precise definitions. The essential companion dictionary to the Standard edition and as a stand-alone tool, Black's Pocket Dictionary also includes a dictionary guide and the complete U.S. Constitution. Black's is… See more details below
Considered the most valuable reference tool available to the legal community, Black's Pocket Dictionary provides more than 13,000 clear, concise, and precise definitions. The essential companion dictionary to the Standard edition and as a stand-alone tool, Black's Pocket Dictionary also includes a dictionary guide and the complete U.S. Constitution. Black's is cited by judges and lawyers more than any other legal dictionary, comes recommended by law faculty, and is available in the pocket format and a variety of other useful editions.
Table of ContentsSome of the new terms appearing for the first time:
Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
Border and Transportation Security
Child Online Protection Act
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
internally displaced person
Munchausen syndrome by proxy
mutual-fund wrap account
Outer Space Treaty
reverse Jencks material
Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act
Strategic National Stockpile
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