A convenient, comprehensive guide to the language of law for everyone from the homeowner to the legal professional.
This easy-to-understand guide defines more than 10,000 legal words and phrases with clear definitions written in common terminology.
- Many updated entries come from recent events that propelled legal terms into our daily lives, from the financial meltdown to the growth of the Internet
- Each entry includes definitions, pronunciations, example phrases and quotations, and frequent supplementary notes
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