Dictionary of Law8,000 TERMS CLEARLY DEFINED (fourth edition)
This dictionary provides the user with the main vocabulary currently being used in British and American law. The areas covered include criminal, civil, commercial and international law, as well as interactions with the police and legal advisers, and the procedures of the courts and prisons. Common words used in reading or writing reports, articles or guidelines are also included.
The dictionary is designed for anyone who needs to check the meaning or pronunciation of legal terms, but especially for those who need some knowledge of legal terms in their work but who may not be legal professionals, or for those for whom English is an additional language. Each headword is explained in a clear, straightforward way. Pronunciations, uncommon plurals and uncommon verb forms are provided.