Burton's Legal Thesaurus, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Burton's Legal Thesaurus, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by William Burton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071472622

ISBN-13: 9780071472623

Pub. Date: 12/11/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

BURTON'S IS GUILTY...OF BEING THE BEST LEGAL THESAURUS ON THE MARKET!
8,000 legal terms, synonyms, definitions, and parts of speech - now fully updated and revised

"Prepared by lawyers, comprehensive, up-to-date, easy to use."
-American Bar Association Journal

After twenty-five years as the standard-bearer of legal terminology, Burton's Legal

Overview

BURTON'S IS GUILTY...OF BEING THE BEST LEGAL THESAURUS ON THE MARKET!
8,000 legal terms, synonyms, definitions, and parts of speech - now fully updated and revised

"Prepared by lawyers, comprehensive, up-to-date, easy to use."
-American Bar Association Journal

After twenty-five years as the standard-bearer of legal terminology, Burton's Legal Thesaurus continues to be an essential reference tool. In law, precision and accuracy is vital. This fourth edition contains more entries than ever before, including cutting-edge terms unique to today's legal profession. This new edition is an indispensable reference source 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 word forgotten
  • Journalists and scholars looking for the right word to fit the thought

PRAISE FOR PREVIOUS EDITIONS

"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:
9780071472623
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/11/2006
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
1040
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Justice William O. Douglas.
Introduction by the author, William C. Burton.
Acknowledgments.
Using this Book.
The Plain Language Imperative.
Main Entries.
Index.

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