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The only authoritative, fully bilingual abridged legal dictionary
McGraw-Hill's Spanish and English Legal Dictionary is a practical, multicultural reference that defines hundreds of core terms in business law, civil and criminal law, constitutional law, family law, labor law, procedural law, liability, probate, property law, and international trade agreements. From Abatable nuisance to Zoning laws and from Abandono del servicio (Dereliction of service) to Zutano (John Doe), Henry Saint Dahl deals with core subjects in detail, explaining terms with reference to statute and case law and enabling an understanding of the different legal systems.
This unique dictionary features an extensive collection of authoritative encyclopedic entries, including citations of constitutions, judgments, official reports, opinions from attorneys general, as well as civil, penal, procedural, and commercial codes from the United States, Spain, and Spanish-speaking nations worldwide. It also includes legal writing by specialists from several countries. At the end there are master lists of key entries by subject matter to allow quick access to areas of specific interest.
Compact and concise, this useful tool is designed to help all those who need an understanding of legal issues across the Spanish-English linguistic and cultural divide.
McGraw-Hill's Spanish and English Legal Dictionary
defines hundreds of words in business law, civil and criminal law, contracts and torts, constitutional law, family law, labor law, liability, probate, property law, and international trade agreements. It includes more than 13,000 entries in Spanish and in English.
One feature that distinguishes this fully bilingual dictionary from the competition is its extensive collection of encyclopedic entries, including citations of judgments, torts and contracts, as well as civil, penal and commercial codes from the United States, Spain, and Spanish-speaking nations worldwide. It also features dozens of side-by-side sample claims, invoices, and other legal documents.
A bilingual Spanish-English English-Spanish dictionary for individuals and companies involved in international business and commerce, and for anyone who needs an understanding of legal issues across the Spanish-English linguistic and cultural divide.
About the Author
Henry Saint Dahl
is an attorney admitted to practice in New York, Texas, Washington, D.C., Buenos Aires and Madrid. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Tamera Boudreau is an attorney admitted to practice in Texas and before the Federal Courts of Puerto Rico.
Table of Contents
Table of Abbreviations, Sources,
and Copyright Acknowledgments ix
Dictionary: Spanish- English 1
English- Spanish 287
Table of Key Words:
English to Spanish 471
Spanish to English 481