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TheĀ first edition of the classic American law dictionary, now in its seventh edition. Originally published: St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing, 1891. x, 1253 pp. Contains definitions of the terms and phrases of American and English jurisprudence, ancient and modern (including the principal terms of international, constitutional, and commercial law). There is also a collection of legal maxims, as well as a bibliography of the principal law dictionaries in English and other languages to 1891.

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This second addition to the Black’s Law Dictionary Series is an easy-to-access and completely up-to-date version of the world’s most trusted and authoritative legal dictionary. It is based entirely on the widely-acclaimed 7th edition of Black’s Law Dictionary, and has been edited by Bryan A. Garner, the nation’s preeminent legal lexicographer. This Second Pocket Edition packs more than 10,000 terms into a single compact volume that is easy to read and even easier to carry. It is the essential companion dictionary to the Standard edition, or as a stand-alone legal tool. Definitions are accurate, brief, and clear. Black’s is more than a dictionary–it is a reference that defines, explains and amplifies legal meaning. Helpful extras in the second edition include a dictionary guide and the complete U.S. Constitution.

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Arguably the most valuable reference tool available to the legal community, Black’s Pocket Dictionary provides more than 10,000 clear, concise, and precise definitions. And with the publication of the 3rd Edition, Black’s Law Pocket Dictionary is now the most up-to-date pocket law dictionary available from any publisher. For the first time, definitions in Black’s Law Pocket Dictionary have been reviewed by a panel of scholars and expert practitioners, under a review process similar to that for the Deluxe, Standard, and Abridged Editions of Black’s Law Dictionary. Plus definitions for terms related to bankruptcy, contracts, evidence, and departments of the federal government have been dramatically improved. Students taking classes in any of these areas will want to replace their previous Black’s Law Pocket dictionaries with the newest edition. Finally, Black’s Law Pocket Dictionary, 3rd Ed., has significantly improved cross-referencing, making it much easier to find related terms.

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Considered the most valuable reference tool available to the legal community, Black’s Pocket Dictionary provides more than 13,000 clear, concise, and precise definitions. The essential companion dictionary to the Standard edition and as a stand-alone tool, Black’s Pocket Dictionary also includes a dictionary guide and the complete U.S. Constitution. Black’s is cited by judges and lawyers more than any other legal dictionary, comes recommended by law faculty, and is available in the pocket format and a variety of other useful editions.

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Black’s Law Dictionary: Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudnce, Ancient and Modern, 5th Edition

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Black’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations, 6th Edition (Centennial Edition 1891-1991)Ā Provides definitions of basic legal terms and phrases used in various branches of law throughout English and American history.

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The Seventh Edition of Black’s Law Dictionary is the premier legal reference resource. The Abridged version provides a compact legal tool for the layman and the legal professional alike. This indispensable work contains helpful extras, which include a dictionary guide and the complete U.S. Constitution.

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Building on the strength of previous editions, this edition includes an extensive appendix on legal abbreviations plus 17000 new definitions, explanation of more than 1000 law-related abbreviations and acronyms, and is enhanced with West Key Numbers for research reference.

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For more than a century Black’s has been the gold standard for the language of law. Today it is the most widely cited law book in the world. Edited by Bryan A. Garner, the world s leading legal lexicographer, the 9th Edition is the most authoritative, comprehensive law dictionary ever published. It contains more than 45,000 terms and includes: 2,000 more terms than the 8th Edition and 19,000 more than the 7th Edition including click fraud, Code Adam, collaborative law, ecoterrorism, environmental tort, friendly subpoena, happy-slapping, honor crime, secret detention, Schumer box, and super precedent. The date when selected terms were first used in English-language contexts, especially in judicial opinions. Heightened accuracy having more than 200 lawyers around the country reviewed terms. Definitions of more than 1,000 law-related abbreviations and acronyms. Almost 3,000 quotations drawn from sources over five centuries. Alternate spellings or equivalent expressions for more than 5,300 terms and West Key Numbers