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Law Dictionary (Barron's Law Dictionary (Quality))
by Steven H. Gifis

Price : $20 or less

Language

English

Pages

640

Publication Date

September 01, 2010

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Updated to reflect recent modifications in federal and state law, this book is a quick-reference source for lawyers, law students, legal professionals, and interested laypersons. The author defines more than 5,000 legal terms, using nontechnical language that remains legally accurate. Terms are documented with citations and apply to civil procedure, commercial and contract law, constitutional law, criminal law, property law, and torts. This title is also available in a smaller trim-size and type-size "mass market" edition.
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law
by Merriam-Webster Inc.

Price : $20 or less

Language

English

Pages

634

Publication Date

April 25, 2011

Product Description
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<p>A convenient, comprehensive guide to the language of law for everyone from the homeowner to the legal professional. Includes more than 10,000 legal words and phrases. Many updated entries come from recent events that propelled legal terms into our daily lives, from the financial meltdown to the growth of the Internet. Includes pronunciations, example phrases and quotations, and frequent supplementary notes. Special sections on the judicial system, important legal cases, government agencies, and historic laws.</p><br /><p>Compatible with Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle, Kindle Fire with Fire OS 4+, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch, Kindle DX, Kindle for Android (version 4.0+), and Kindle for iPad/iPhone (version 4.0+). Default dictionary feature is not supported on Kindle for Mac, Kindle for PC, or Kindle Fire 1st/2nd generation.</p>
Criminal Law: A Desk Reference
by Paul Bergman

Price : $20 or less

Language

English

Pages

432

Publication Date

December 01, 2018

Product Description
Customer Reviews
Understand criminal law! Learn your rights and how to protect yourself.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Whether you face a criminal case, work in law enforcement, or simply want to know more about the criminal law system, this book can help.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><i>Criminal Law: A Desk Reference</i> covers the basic to the complex in alphabetical order. Whether it’s “alibi” or “writ of habeas corpus,” the book makes it easy to find and understand what you’re looking for. It even provides links to articles about the law in your state.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />With this book you’ll be able to:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li>learn the law with real-life examples<br /><br /><br /><li>understand procedures from arraignment through sentencing<br /><br /><br /><li>determine defenses to common crimes<br /><br /><br /><li>examine actual criminal statutes<br /><br /><br /><li>understand juvenile court<br /><br /><br /><li>know how appeals work, and<br /><br /><br /><li>learn how to work with a lawyer.<br /><br /></ul><br /><br /><br />This edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest criminal law trends and Supreme Court rulings.
Law and Literature: Third Edition
by Richard A. Posner

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Language

English

Pages

592

Publication Date

April 30, 2009

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Law and Literature is the only book-length treatment of a widely popular subject that is drawing considerable academic attention. Leading legal scholar Richard Posner believes that courses and scholarship in law and literature provide an attractive alternative to courses and scholarship in jurisprudence (philosophy of law), especially since the study of literature can assist lawyers and judges by sharpening their rhetorical skills. The revised edition features considerable new material, including a consideration of plagiarism as well as discussions of novels that grapple with issues very pertinent today, such as illegal immigration, global warming, bioterrorism, surveillance, artificial reproduction, and virtual reality. Posner also discusses the role of the law in popular literature, movies, and television.
Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequen...
by , Nolo Editors

Price : $20 or less

Language

English

Pages

512

Publication Date

December 30, 2016

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Everything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn't afford to ask.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />How do I get a collection agency to stop harassing me? What are the pros and cons of the<br /><br />different types of adoption? Do I need a copyright for my YouTube videos? What are my rights<br /><br />when it comes to a noisy neighbor?<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Like it or not, the law affects practically every aspect of our lives, and legal questions can come <br /><br />up daily. <i>Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law</i> has the answers you need to make sound decisions wherever the law touches your life.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Written by Nolo's expert team of attorneys, the book provides concise, plain-English answers to <br /><br />hundreds of the most frequently asked legal questions about everyday legal issues, including:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li> credit, debt, and bankruptcy<br /><br /><br /><li> landlord-tenant law<br /><br /><br /><li> wills, living trusts, and estate planning<br /><br /><li> workplace rights<br /><br /><br /><li> Social Security<br /><br /><br /><li> divorce, child custody, and visitation<br /><br /><br /><li> copyright, lawsuits, and more.</ul>
Bouvier Law Dictionary 1856 edition
by , Z. El Bey

Price : $20 or less

Language

English

Pages

712

Publication Date

January 15, 2010

Product Description
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John Bouvier (1787–1851), American jurist and legal lexicographer, was born in Codogno, France.<br /><br />In 1802 his family, who were Quakers (his mother was a member of the well-known Benezet family), emigrated to America and settled in Philadelphia. In 1808, he began a printing business, and in 1810, he wed Elizabeth Widdifield, with whom he had one daughter, Hannah Mary Bouvier. Bouvier became a citizen of the United States in 1812, and thereafter had varied experiences as proprietor of a book shop and as a country editor before he was admitted to the bar in 1818, under the tutelage of Andrew Stuart.<br /><br />He attained high standing in his profession, was recorder of Philadelphia in 1836, and from 1838 until his death was an associate justice of the court of criminal sessions in that city. He was best known, however, for his able legal writings.<br /><br />Dissatisfied with the tendency of treatises to focus on British laws no longer applicable to the United States, Bouvier set out to write his own American law dictionary. His Law Dictionary Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and of the Several States of the American Union (1839, revised and brought up to date by Francis Rawle, under the title of Bouvier's Law Dictionary, 2 vols, 1897) was well received, garnering praise even from Justices then sitting on the United States Supreme Court. Bouvier also published an edition of Bacon's Abridgment of the Law (10 vols, 1842-1846), and a compendium of American law entitled The Institutes of American Law (4 vols, 1851; new ed. 2 vols, 1876). New editions of his Law Dictionary were put out by Bouvier in 1843 and 1848, and by his successors in interest following his death in 1851.(quote from Wikipedia)
Law Dictionary: Mass Market Edition (Barron's Legal Guides)
by Steven H. Gifis

Price : $20 or less

Language

English

Pages

608

Publication Date

September 01, 2010

Product Description
Customer Reviews
Updated to reflect recent modifications in federal and state law, this book is a quick-reference source for lawyers, law students, legal professionals, and interested laypersons. The author defines more than 5,000 legal terms, using nontechnical language that remains legally accurate. Terms are documented with citations and apply to civil procedure, commercial and contract law, constitutional law, criminal law, property law, and torts. This is a "mass-market-size" paperback. This <i> Law Dictionary </i> is also available from Barron's in a trade edition that features larger pages with large type.
The ABA Spanish Legal Phrasebook
by , Corinne Cooper

Price : $20 or less

Language

English

Pages

104

Publication Date

June 16, 2014

Product Description
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This pocket-sized guide identifies common American legal phrases and concepts and provides accurate Spanish translations. The book is divided into sections based on substantive areas of law including criminal law, family law, labor and employment law, personal injury and medical malpractice, immigration, bankruptcy, and business law. In addition, a handy pronunciation guide makes communication a breeze.
Privacy in Peril: How We Are Sacrificing a Fundamental Right in E...
by James B. Rule

Price : $20 or less

Language

English

Pages

253

Publication Date

October 25, 2007

Product Description
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This probing account of the erosion of privacy in America shows that we are often unwitting, if willing, accomplices, providing personal data in exchange for security or convenience. The author shows that the personal data that we make available to virtually any organization for virtually any purpose is apt to surface elsewhere, applied to utterly different purposes. As long as we willingly accept the pursuit of profit or cutting government costs as sufficient reason for intensified scrutiny over our lives, then privacy will remain endangered.
Gang Slanging Dictionary
by Russell D. Flores

Price : $20 or less

Language

English

Pages

328

Publication Date

January 31, 2017

Product Description
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A guide for law enforcement, emergency medical services, teachers and parents. This fascinating volume contains over 8600 words and phrases from around the country. An important tool for understanding the gang culture in our society.

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