Structured into short, easily digested chapters; clear, concise explanations of the law; and easy-to-understand definitions, this book introduces over 1,375 legal terms. Written in a lively, nonthreatening style, this book emphasizes an understanding of legal terminology through a study of the law by presenting legal terms within the context of laws in which they are used. It provides a number of aids for the reader, such as a Glossary of Latin Terms and Phrases (with pronunciation) inside the front and back covers as well as sample legal forms, legal documents, maps, and cartoons. The third edition of Legal Terminology has been revised to include expanded and improved coverage, adding more than 225 legal terms since the previous edition. A new feature, Constitutionally Wise, highlights commonly used terms relating to the U.S. Constitution. It now also includes a Glossary of Legal Terms. An essential reference book for any reader who needs a greater understanding of current legal terminology and its usage.
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