Blacks Law Dictionary (Deluxe Gift Edition) / Edition 7

Blacks Law Dictionary (Deluxe Gift Edition) / Edition 7

by Bryan Garner, Black, Bryan A. Garner
     
 

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

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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

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314241306
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Series:
Black's Law Dictionary Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1738
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 10.46(h) x 2.75(d)

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