The Law Student's Dictionary / Edition 13

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Overview


The Law Student's Dictionary is an invaluable reference work for all law students. The terms have been chosen with the specific needs of the undergraduate student in mind, providing a full insight into legal terminology and ensuring students are familiar with terms they will encounter during their studies.

The dictionary includes substantial entries on core student topics which outline the conceptual importance of key areas, to give students an idea of how these terms have been shaped by, and in turn shape, how lawyers think. Some older terms are also included - -although they are not used to frame the current law, students will come across these words of historical significance in the course of their studies.

The text features cross-referencing of terms and definitions, giving students the opportunity to expand and contextualize their knowledge, and the material is presented in a new two-color page design, which allows for quick and easy navigation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199218998
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 6/2/2008
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

James Penner is Professor of Law at King's College, London. He studied law at Toronto (LLB) and Oxford (D.Phil), and previously lectured at the London School of Economics. He is author of The Law of Trusts (Core Text Series) (OUP, 2005) and co-editor of Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Theory: Commentary and Materials (OUP, 2002).

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