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Black's Law Dictionary, Abridged

Black's Law Dictionary, Abridged - 8th edition

Black's Law Dictionary, Abridged - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780314158635

ISBN10: 0314158634

Black
Edition: 8TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (Law Books)
Published: 2005
International: No
Black

ISBN13: 9780314158635

ISBN10: 0314158634

Edition: 8TH 05

Summary

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 term's context.