This best-selling dictionary provides clear, concise and fully up-to-date information on all aspects of civil, criminal and commercial law. Examples and encyclopedic comments help to explain complex terms from British, European and US legal procedure. A recommended text for a number of law courses, this book is ideal for students and all professionals who need to understand legal terminology, from abandon to zoning, especially non-native speakers of English.
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A convenient, comprehensive guide to the language of law. Over 10,000 entries. Includes pronunciations, example phrases, and usage notes. Special sections on the judicial system, legal cases, government agencies, and historic laws.