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AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE (SECOND EDITION)

AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE (SECOND EDITION)

American Jurisprudence (second edition is cited as Am. Jur. 2d) is an encyclopedia of the United States law, published by West. … It is a staple of law libraries, and the current edition is over 140 volumes, updated with replacement volumes, annual pocket supplements, and a New Topic Service binder.

BLACK’S LAW DICTIONARY (11TH EDITION)

BLACK’S LAW DICTIONARY (11TH EDITION)

The greatly expanded edition, with new material on every page, is at once the most practical, comprehensive, scholarly, and authoritative law dictionary ever published. With clarity and rigor, it defines more than 55,000 law-related words and phrases, recording their historical and present-day nuances.

AMERICAN WORDS AND PHRASES

AMERICAN WORDS AND PHRASES

This product is a multi-volume set containing judicial definitions, from both state and federal courts, of words and phrases, arranged alphabetically. Definitions may pertain to statutory language, court rules, administrative regulations, or business documents, among other sources. Each definition contains a citation from the court that provided the definition.

A NEW ENGLISH DICTIONARY ON HISTORICAL PRINCIPLES

A NEW ENGLISH DICTIONARY ON HISTORICAL PRINCIPLES

A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles, (NED), the title of the original edition (1884–1928) of The Oxford English Dictionary (q.v.), which was the revised and corrected edition published in 1933.

CORPUS JURIS SCENDUM

CORPUS JURIS SCENDUM

Corpus Juris Secundum (CJS) is an encyclopedia of United States law at the federal and state levels. It is arranged alphabetically, into over 430 topics, which in turn are arranged into subheadings. As of 2010, CJS consisted of 164 bound volumes, 5 index volumes and 11 table of cases volumes. Legal encyclopedias like CJS were at one time heavily used by the courts, the growth of statutory and regulatory governance has had the effect of eroding this reliance. As such, rather than being used as sources of authoritative statements of law, legal encyclopedias are now more often used as tools for finding relevant case law.

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE LAWS OF ENGLAND

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE LAWS OF ENGLAND

Encyclopedia of the Laws of England is an encyclopedia of English law edited by Alexander Wood Renton and (captain) Maxwell Alexander Robertson (sometimes called “Max Robertson”)

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA

The Encyclopedia Britannica is a general knowledge English-language encyclopedia which is now published exclusively as an online encyclopedia. It was formerly published by Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., and other publishers (for previous editions). It was written by about 100 full-time editors and more than 4,000 contributors.

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD CONSTITUTIONS

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD CONSTITUTIONS

According to the introduction, every nation has a constitution or a set of documents that serves as one. In each of these, the fundamental “rules” of the country–the defining principals of its government–are laid out in one form or another. It would be difficult to make any other generalizations concerning these documents and the information they contain. Each is unique in itself, while performing a similar function. The very nature of the material makes it challenging for a casual or inexperienced researcher to make comparisons.

HALSBURY LAWS OF ENGLAND (05TH EDITION)

HALSBURY LAWS OF ENGLAND (05TH EDITION)

Halsbury’s Laws of England covers the whole spectrum of English law and is designed to enable practitioners to answer the full range of questions likely to arise in the course of their work, especially those which fall outside their own fields of expertise. It provides the only comprehensive narrative statement of the law of England and Wales, containing law derived from every source, and written by leading lawyers, both practitioners and academics, to ensure readers benefit from a wealth of knowledge and experience.

JOWITT’S DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LAW

JOWITT’S DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LAW

Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law is a comprehensive law dictionary covering the law of England and Wales, providing explanations of legal terms and their historical context.

LEGAL SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD: A POLITICAL, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ENCYCLOPEDIA

LEGAL SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD: A POLITICAL, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ENCYCLOPEDIA

Legal Systems of the World is the only comprehensive reference work that covers the legal systems of every nation on earth, every state in the Union, and every province of Canada.

MAJOR LAW LEXICON BY P. RAMANATHA AIYAR

MAJOR LAW LEXICON BY P. RAMANATHA AIYAR

P Ramanatha Aiyar’s Major Law Lexicon, a new title based on the Advanced Law Lexicon is an encyclopaedic work and an essential reference for every law library. The encyclopaedic edition incorporates definitions of legal words and phrases covering 135,000 entries and 850,000 references.

STROUD’S JUDICIAL DICTIONARY OF WORDS AND PHRASES

STROUD’S JUDICIAL DICTIONARY OF WORDS AND PHRASES

Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary has for over 100 years been the starting point for research into the meaning of all words and phrases that come to be used in a legal context. … An authoritative guide to the present construction of words and phrases occurring in legislation, decided cases and other legal documents.

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