Burtons Legal Thesaurus 5th edition: Over 10,000 Synonyms, Terms, and Expressions Specifically Related to the Legal Profession / Edition 5

Burtons Legal Thesaurus 5th edition: Over 10,000 Synonyms, Terms, and Expressions Specifically Related to the Legal Profession / Edition 5

by William Burton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071818812

ISBN-13: 9780071818810

Pub. Date: 09/05/2013

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

THE FIRST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL THESAURUS EVER PUBLISHED

Updated with 1,000 essential new terms--from "whistleblower" to "bailout"

The first book of its kind when it was orginally published in 1980, Burton's Legal Thesaurus has become a staple for everyone in the legal profession. Addressing the newest concepts before the nation's highest

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THE FIRST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL THESAURUS EVER PUBLISHED

Updated with 1,000 essential new terms--from "whistleblower" to "bailout"

The first book of its kind when it was orginally published in 1980, Burton's Legal Thesaurus has become a staple for everyone in the legal profession. Addressing the newest concepts before the nation's highest courts, the fifth edition celebrates 35 years of this one-of-a-kind law reference tool. With 11,000 critical-to-know legal terms, synonyms, definitions, and parts of speech, Burton’s is essential for:

  • Partners, associates, attorneys, and judges, who will appreciate the timeliness of the 1,000-plus new entries
  • Law school students seeking to use a more specific word or recall a forgotten word
  • Journalists and scholars looking for the right word to fit the thought

PRAISE FOR PREVIOUS EDITIONS OF BURTON’S LEGAL THESAURUS

"A tool to strengthen the lawyer's vocabulary and improve the precision of legal writing." -- Maryland Bar Journal

"Given the popularity of plain language laws, the Legal Thesaurus could be just the book to own." -- United States Law Week

"The legal profession should find this volume valuable in using the exact word to convey the meaning intended." -- New York State Bar Journal

"It is through the use of such a tool as the Legal Thesaurus that one may find the precise term to fit the nuances of a particular situation." -- William O. Douglas, Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-1975

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071818810
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/05/2013
Edition description:
List
Pages:
1136
Sales rank:
548,611
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

The First and Most Comprehensive Legal Thesaurus of Its Kind          

Foreword by U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas          

Introduction by the author, William C. Burton          

Acknowledgments          

About the Book          

Main Entries          

Comprehensive Index          


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