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Published: 20 March 2008

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780199218998

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

The Law Student's Dictionary

Thirteenth Edition

James Penner

  • An essential point of reference for students of the law, it provides a full insight into legal terminology, ensuring students are familiar with terms they will encounter during their studies
  • Features cross-referencing of terms and definitions, giving students the opportunity to expand and contextualise their knowledge
  • Includes substantial entries on core student topics which outline the conceptual importance of these key areas, to give students an idea of how these terms have been shaped by, and in turn shape, how lawyers think
  • A revised format featuring a new two-colour page design makes the text easy to navigate, ensuring students are able to find answers to their queries quickly and easily
  • Includes some older terms that are not used to frame the current law, but which students will come across in the course of their studies and which are of historical significance, such as 'plaintiff'

New to this Edition:

  • New two-colour page layout for increased ease of use and quick reference
  • Features terms arising from new legislation, the rise of e-commerce law, and more 'modern' court language

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