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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
This acclaimed dictionary is the most comprehensive of its kind, with over
4,200 concise, informative entries on all aspects of English law, with 200
entries new to this volume. The Dictionary defines all the major terms,
concepts, processes, and organization of the legal system - with new coverage
of important recent legislation and expanded coverage of criminology and law
enforcement. International in scope, the book includes terms taken from
European law, international law, human rights law, and environmental law. This
edition offers highlighted feature entries that discuss key topics in detail,
such as adoption law or the Terrorism Act. There is a useful Writing and
Citation Guide that specifically addresses problems and established conventions
for writing legal essays and reports and the book features entry-level web
links which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law
companion website. This classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal
reference for lawyers, law students, and anyone else needing succinct
clarification of legal terms.