Dictionary of Legal Terms

Dictionary of Legal Terms

A Simplified Guide to the Language of Law

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Baker & Taylor
Defines over two thousand legal terms, from abatement and bad faith to yellow dog contract and zoning

Barron's Educational Publishing
Updated to include new terms such as "civil union" and to incorporate recent changes in laws and judicial interpretations, this handy dictionary cuts through the complexities of legal jargon and presents definitions and explanations that can be understood by non-lawyers. Approximately 2,500 terms are given with definitions and explanations for the benefit of consumers, business proprietors, legal beneficiaries, investors, property owners, litigants, and all others who have dealings with the law. Terms are arranged alphabetically from Abandonment and Abatable Nuisance, all the way through toWrit, Yellow Dog Contract, and Zoning.
Updated with new terms such as "civil union" and citing recent changes in laws and judicial interpretations, this handy dictionary cuts through the complexities of legal jargon and gives you definitions and explanations that you can understand. Here's a handy guide to "legalese" for consumers, business proprietors, legal beneficiaries, investors, property owners, litigants, and all others who have dealings with the law.

Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, c2008.
Edition: 4th ed.
ISBN: 9780764139215
0764139215
Characteristics: xii, 575 p. ; 18 cm.

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