A Dictionary of Law by Jonathan LawA Dictionary of Law by Jonathan Law

A Dictionary of Law

EditorJonathan Law

Paperback | February 15, 2015

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This best-selling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,700 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system. Entries have been fully updated for this edition to incorporate the latest legislation, including entries on foreign national offenders, Police and Crime Commissioners, corporate manslaughter, and settlement agreements, and there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specifically addressesproblems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports. Now providing more information than ever before, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website.Described by leading university lecturers as "the best law dictionary" and "excellent for non-law students as well as law undergraduates", this classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal reference for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms.Focusing primarily on English law, it also provides a one-stop source of information for any of the many countries that base their legal system on English law.
Jonathan Law is an editor at Market House Books in the UK.
Title:A Dictionary of LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.03 inPublished:February 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199664927

ISBN - 13:9780199664924

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Table of Contents

PrefaceCreditsA Dictionary of LawCentre section: Writing and Citation GuideAppendix 1: AbbreviationsAppendix 2: Online Legal Resources

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