Synopses & Reviews
For the first time since the original 1891 edition, this classic legal resource has enjoyed a complete cover-to-cover revision. Last updated in 1990, more than 30,000 definitions have been honed, sharpened and made more concise. Over 4,500 terms appear for the first time in any legal dictionary. Each definition conveys more information than ever. With the new 7th edition, readers will stay up-to-date on every nuance of emerging terminology. Quotations from important cases and respected scholars allow readers to see how a term is used in context and to grasp the meaning instantly.
- Headwords showing whether the word I upper or lower case, roman or italic type
- Easy to understand pronunciation symbols
- Over 2,000 illustrative quotations
- Specialized vocabularies
- Cross referencing among related terms