Law Dictionary

Law Dictionary

Book - 2010
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Intended for law students, this compact dictionary defines 3000 basic legal terms used in the regular course of civil procedure, commercial law and contracts, constitutional law, criminal law, property law and torts. The entries provide citations and refer to related terms also defined in the dictionary. Some of the terms, such as brain death and gross national product, while not strictly legal terms, are useful to law specialties. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Barron's Educational Publishing
Updated to reflect recent modifications in federal and state law, this book is a quick-reference source for lawyers, law students, legal professionals, and interested laypersons. The author defines more than 5,000 legal terms, using nontechnical language that remains legally accurate. Terms are documented with citations and apply to civil procedure, commercial and contract law, constitutional law, criminal law, property law, and torts. This is a "mass-market-size" paperback. This Law Dictionary is also available from Barron's in a trade edition that features larger pages with large type.

Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., c2010
Edition: 6th ed
ISBN: 9780764143571
Characteristics: xii, 595 p. : map ; 18 cm

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