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Barron's Dictionary of Legal Terms (4TH 08 Edition)by Steven H. Gifis
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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 to Writ, Yellow Dog Contract, and Zoning.
Now updated, this popular quick reference source presents more than 2,000 legal terms defined and explained clearly and concisely in plain English. This volume cuts through the legalese jargon, allowing readers to understand documents important to them.
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.
About the Author
Steven H. Gifis is former Associate Professor of Law at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law, Newark.
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