Oxford Dictionary of Law 8th Edition Reissue (Oxford - E. A. Martin
Oxford Dictionary of Law 8th Edition Reissue (Oxford
This best-selling volume contains over 4,200 clear and concise entries on all aspects of English law. Reissued with new covers and updates, it includes essential changes and recommended entry-level ...
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This best-selling volume contains over 4,200 clear and concise entries on all aspects of English law. Reissued with new covers and updates, it includes essential changes and recommended entry-level web links. Authoritative and accessible, it is invaluable for students, professionals, and anyone wanting a clear guide to legal terminology. The dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,200 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system. This is a reissue with new covers and essential updates to account for recent changes. Highlighted feature entries discuss key topics in detail, for example adoption law, the appeals system, statement of terms of employment, and terrorism acts, and there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specifically addresses problems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports. Now providing more information than ever before, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website. Described by leading university lecturers as 'the best law dictionary' and 'excellent for non-law students as well as law undergraduates', this classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal reference for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms. Focusing primarily on English law, it also provides a one-stop source of information for any of the many countries that base their legal system on English law. New to this edition Reissued with a new cover and essential updates to reflect recent changes in legislation Key features More than 4,200 clear, jargon-free entries Defines all the major legal terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system In-depth feature entries for key topics such as adoption law and terrorism acts Covers important new legislation in company law, constitutional law, criminal law, and many other areas Includes terms taken from European, international, human rights, and environmental law Recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website Readership Students and lecturers of law, professional lawyers, and anyone needing clear definitions of legal terms. BIC Subject Law Systems of law