Oxford Dictionary of Law Ninth Edition
This best-selling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4800 entries that clearly define the major legal terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system.
Entries have been fully updated for this edition to incorporate the latest legislation, including entries on Brexit, family law, consumer law, tax law, foreign national offenders, police and crime commissioners, corporate manslaughter, and settlement agreements, and there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specif ically addresses problems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports.
This classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal reference for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms. Focusing primarily on English law, it also provides a one-stop source of information for any of the many countries that base their legal system on English law.