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Law Dictionary
Steven H. Gifis
0764119974
Aug 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
A quick-reference source for lawyers, law students, legal professionals, and the interested layperson, this book defines more than 3,000 legal terms in non-technical language, but without sacrificing legal accuracy. Terms apply to civil procedure, commercial law and contracts, constitutional law, criminal law, property law, and torts. This title is also available in a somewhat larger format “trade paperback” edition.


Black's Law Dictionary: Pocket Edition
Bryan Garner
0314257918
June 2001
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
This newest addition to the Black's Law Dictionary Series is an easy-to-access and completely up-to-date version of the world's most trusted and authoritative legal dictionary. It is based entirely on the widely-acclaimed 7th edition of Black's Law Dictionary, and has been edited by Bryan A. Garner, the nation's preeminent legal lexicographer. This Second Pocket Edition packs more than 10,000 terms into a single compact volume that is easy to read and even easier to carry. It is the essential companion dictionary to the Standard edition, or as a stand-alone legal tool. Definitions are accurate, brief, and clear. Black's is more than a dictionary--it is a reference that defines, explains and amplifies legal meaning. Helpful extras in the second edition include a dictionary guide and the complete U.S. Constitution. ...


McGraw-Hill's Spanish and English Legal Dictionary
Henry Saint Dahl
0071415297
Aug 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
McGraw-Hill's Spanish and English Legal Dictionary defines hundreds of words in business law, civil and criminal law, contracts and torts, constitutional law, family law, labor law, liability, probate, property law, and international trade agreements. It includes more than 13,000 entries in Spanish and in English. One feature that distinguishes this fully bilingual dictionary from the competition is its extensive collection of encyclopedic entries, including citations of judgments, torts and contracts, swell as civil, penal and commercial codes from the United States, Spain, and Spanish-speaking nations worldwide. It also features dozens of side-by-side sample claims, invoices, another legal documents.

Book Info
Dictionary defines hundreds of core terms in business...


Black's Law Dictionary
Bryan A. Garner
0314151990
June 2004
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
Edited by Bryan A. Garner, the world’s leading legal lexicographer, Black’s Law Dictionary, 8th Edition is now better than ever! The new 8th Edition has more than 43,000 definitions, plus almost 3,000 quotations. Alternative spellings or equivalent terms and expressions are provided for more than 5,300 terms and senses, serving a thesaurus-like function. The extensive appendix on legal abbreviations is a major addition. It’s the first time such a comprehensive guide has been included in a modern law dictionary, and is an invaluable aid to the legal researcher.
-17,000 more definitions than the 7th Edition
-Newly enhanced with West Key Numbers for research reference
-Includes changes made since the creation of the department of Homeland Security
-Almost 3,000 quotations from...


Dictionary of Legal Terms: A Simplified Guide to the Language of Law
Steven H. Gifis
0764102869
January 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
Here is a fast-reference guide to legal terminology compiled especially for consumers and business people who are not lawyers. More than 2,000 clear and concise definitions are arranged alphabetically. They cover everything from abandonment to zoning. Examples are offered to illustrate and clarify many definitions.


Random House Webster's Dictionary of the Law
James E. Clapp
0375702393
Aug 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
A full-length legal dictionary with over 8,500 terms, including new words not covered in other legal dictionaries.

Random House Webster's Dictionary of the Law is an up-to-date and thorough reference for students, legal professionals, and anyone who wants to understand the latest developments in Congress and the courts. The book covers an essential legal vocabulary, from historical terms in Latin and Law French to the newest terms such as cyberfraud, domestic partnership, identity theft, and racial profiling, making this book the most up-to-date legal reference available. Clear usage notes, historical notes, pronunciation notes, and helpful tips about "false friends" (words with legal meanings different from standard meanings), as well as clearly marked...


Black's Law Dictionary 8 ED
Bryan A. A. Garner
0314158634
June 2005
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
This first-ever, total A-Z revision of features flexible cross-referencing that leads you quickly to the definitions you need. Prepared by a noted legal lexicographer and team of prominent legal historians, scholars, lawyers, and judges, who rewrote every entry -- both for substantive accuracy and for stylistic clarity. Includes quotes and cites on terminological issues from authorities such as William Blackstone and Charles Alan Wright with illustrative quotations from hornbooks, treatises, and other scholarly sources. Covers international law as never before. Systematically incorporates new legal terms from "cybersquatting" to "Megan’s law" to "statistical-decision theory." Parts of speech and etymology of terms are provided where appropriate. Includes dozens of subject and usage labels to quickly orient you to...


A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage
Bryan A. Garner
0195142365
May 2001
Paperback
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From Library Journal
In this dictionary of American (and some British) legal usage, attorney Garner provides a "charted course" through legal language, advising on hundreds of usage problems in legal writing. Words, phrases, and a few topics are arranged alphabetically and defined or discussed with distinctions between similar terms carefully drawn. Problems in phraseology, diction, grammar, and style are dealt with and entries aptly illustrated from cases, statutes, etc. This volume supplements standard law dictionaries by adding to definitions and including terms not found. It is the most extensive resource available for legal word usage. Its strengths are depth in explanations, careful distinctions, and engaging style. A solid contribution to the improvement of legal writing, highly recommended for larger libraries and all libraries...


Law Dictionary
Steven H. Gifis
0764119966
Aug 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
A quick-reference source for lawyers, law students, legal professionals, and the interested layperson, this book defines more than 3,000 legal terms in non-technical language, but without sacrificing legal accuracy. Terms apply to civil procedure, commercial and contract law, constitutional law, criminal law, property law, and torts. This title is also available in a smaller “mass market” edition.


Black's Handbook of Basic Law Terms
Bryan A. Garner
0314233822
January 1999
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
The first title in the Black's Handbook Series, this handbook includes the most common key words and phrases with accurate and clear definitions. An essential guide to legal literacy for students, journalists, businesspeople, politicians--anyone who wants to be an informed citizen. This handbook includes accurate, brief, clear definitions to over 1,000 key legal words and phrases. Helpful extras include the full U.S. Constitution and lists of basic law books.

About the Author
Acknowledged by linguists and lawyers alike as THE authority in legal language and usage, his influence is both far-reaching and profound. Mr. Garner has has a hand in editing the most important legal references produced in the last decade, as well as in training lawyers and judges on sharpening and...


Oran's Dictionary of the Law, 3e
Daniel Oran
0766817423
Jan 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
Oran?s Dictionary of the Law is the clearest and easiest to use dictionary on the market. The only major law dictionary created for paralegals and law-related professionals, this comprehensive version has nearly 6,000 main headings and 12,000 definitions. It can be used as a reference tool or as an informal method of learning more about the law. Oran's also identifies the "legalese" that gets in the way of clear thinking and writing, has an additional built-in study aid included on "How to Use" sections, and the "Basic 50 Words" list gives a quick entry to the terms every person needs to know to understand the law. Available December 1999

Book Info
Provides a guidebook on the language used in Law, which rarely mean what they seem and have technical definitions totally...


Pocket Size Law Dictionary
Gilbert Law Summaries
0159002524
Sept 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
This exciting new edition is packed with every legal definition you'll ever need to know!


Black's Law Dictionary, Deluxe
Bryan Garner
0314152342
July 2004
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
This deluxe edition has more than 43,000 definitions, plus almost 3,000 quotations. Alternative spellings or equivalent terms and expressions are provided for more than 5,300 terms and senses, serving a thesaurus-like function. The extensive appendix on legal abbreviations is a major addition. It’s the first time such a comprehensive guide has been included in a modern law dictionary, and is an invaluable aid to the legal researcher.


Gilbert's Pocket Size Law Dictionary
Gilbert Law Summaries
0159003644
Sept 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
This exciting new edition is packed with every legal definition you'll ever need to know!


Pocket Size Law Dictionary
Gilbert Law Summaries
0159003652
Sept 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
This exciting new edition is packed with every legal definition you'll ever need to know! --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms
John Downes
0764122096
November 2002
Paperback
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Amazon.com
A small but surprisingly comprehensive dictionary defining over 5,000 terms. The sturdy binding will hold up to a great deal of travel. A very practical and inexpensive gift for any business person or anyone interested in finance and investment. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Professional Publishing Report
Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms by John Downes and Jordan Elliot Goodman named by McGraw-Hill Bookstore's Bestselling professional Book, July-October 1999 --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Medical Terminology (SparkCharts)
SparkNotes Editors
141140064X
January 2004
Paperback
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A Dictionary of Law
Elizabeth A. Martin
019280698X
Aug 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Written in clear, jargon-free language, this dictionary provides over 4,000 concise, informative entries on all aspects of English law. Considerably revised and expanded for this sixth edition it includes a wealth of new features such as weblinks, feature entries, and a supplement on writing
legal essays. Invaluable for students, professionals, and the general reader needing clarification of legal terms.


Book Info
Features over 3,650 entries defining and explaining the major terms, concepts, processes, and organization of the law, which have been compiled by practicing lawyers and so are authoritative and up to date. Covers new legal terms. Softcover. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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