The Essential Dictionary of Law: Fully Up-to-Date Clear, Concise Definitions: More than 3,000 Legal Terms Definedby Amy Hackney Blackwell
With more than 3,000 entries- from "abandon" to "zone"- this completely up-to-date, authoritative reference covers every aspect and field of law. The Essential/i>
Legal language can sometimes be impenetrable, even to lawyers, the The Essential Dictionary of Law defines the terms most frequently used in the world of law today in clear, simple English.
With more than 3,000 entries- from "abandon" to "zone"- this completely up-to-date, authoritative reference covers every aspect and field of law. The Essential Dictionary of Law focuses on defining the words that people are most likely to encounter when dealing with the law, or even when reading or watching the news. The definitions are concise, and avoid the particular form of jargon known as "legalese." The dictionary includes helpful appendices, from an outline of the U.S. Constitution, to the stages of a civil lawsuit, to an explanation of the fields of law. Whether you're a lawyer, law student, or non-lawyer, this handy ready reference will help you understand the precise meaning of a legal term.
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