Black's Law Dictionary

Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern

Author: Henry Campbell Black

Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : West Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780314762719

Category: Law

Page: 1657

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Provides definitions of basic legal terms and phrases used in various branches of law throughout English and American history
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Black's Law Dictionary

Author: Henry Campbell Black,Bryan A. Garner

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780314257918

Category: Law

Page: 796

View: 2663

Features more than ten thousand legal terms and includes a dictionary guide and the complete United States Constitution.
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A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ...

Author: Henry Campbell Black

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1886363102

Category: Law

Page: 1314

View: 9336

Black, Henry Campbell. A Law Dictionary. Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern. And Including the Principal Terms of International, Constitutional, Ecclesiastical and Commercial Law, and Medical Jurisprudence, with a Collection of Legal Maxims, Numerous Select Titles from the Roman, Modern Civil, Scotch, French, Spanish, and Mexican Law, and Other Foreign Systems, and a Table of Abbreviations. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing, 1910. 1314 pp. Reprinted 1995 by the Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 97-10320. ISBN 1-886363-10-2. Cloth. $195. * The second edition of Black's classic dictionary incorporates many new definitions and additional citations to decided cases, besides being a thorough revision of previous entries. Also included are many Latin and French terms overlooked in the first edition. Medical jurisprudence in particular is enriched, with new definitions for insanity and pathological and criminal insanity. The second edition (1910) is an essential complement to the first edition (1891) as it provides the scholar and student of law important insights into the rapid development of law at the turn of the century. The second edition is also notable for its revamped system of arrangement, with all compound and descriptive terms subsumed under their related main entries. Libraries, students, historians, and practitioners will all benefit from this historically significant research tool.
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Business

Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment

Author: Marianne Jennings

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780324658132

Category: Business ethics

Page: 763

View: 2049

Offering the best preparation for future managers, BUSINESS: ITS LEGAL, ETHICAL, & GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT, 8e International Edition, teaches you how to understand and apply legal and ethical concepts to real business. Going further than simply introducing you to the legal environment, this text offers the most comprehensive and integrated approach to exploring the intersection of law, business strategy, and ethics. It provides thorough coverage of relevant legal issues in the context of practical business examples--and includes almost 300 real-world applications! Almost every page illustrates the clear relevance of chapter concepts to issues you will face in the real world. Intriguing cases and critical-thinking exercises motivate you to apply law and ethics to real business scenarios.
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A Dictionary of Law

Author: Elizabeth A. Martin

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191047694

Category: Law

Page: 624

View: 2394

This best-selling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,200 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system. This is a reissue with new covers and essential updates to account for recent changes. Highlighted feature entries discuss key topics in detail, for example adoption law, the appeals system, statement of terms of employment, and terrorism acts, and there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specifically addresses problems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports. Now providing more information than ever before, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website. Described by leading university lecturers as 'the best law dictionary' and 'excellent for non-law students as well as law undergraduates', 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.
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Black's Law Dictionary, 7th Ed

Author: West Group

Publisher: Bukupedia

ISBN: 0314228640

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 1793

View: 8601

Black's Law Dictionary, 7th Ed, Bryan A. Garner
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Prince's Bieber Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations

Author: Mary Miles Prince

Publisher: William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

ISBN: 083771625X

Category: Law

Page: 1181

View: 1785

Contains an extensive range of acronyms, abbreviations, and symbols found in reporters, legal treatises, law reviews, looseleaf services, legal encyclopedias, law dictionaries, legal reference books, and selected other documents. Enables users to identify the meaning of abbreviations and acronyms employed in American legal literature (Part I) and also to identify the abbreviations for titles, names, and terms used (Part II, the reversed portion). Includes abbreviations established by well-recognized authorities as well as abbreviations otherwise devised by authors in their efforts to shorten legal references and citations. This edition provides more than 1,500 new or expanded entries.
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A Law Dictionary

Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern : and Including the Principal Terms of International, Constitutional, Ecclesiastical and Commercial Law, and Medical Jurisprudence, with a Collection of Legal Maxims, Numerous Select Titles from the Roman, Modern Civil, Scotch, French, Spanish, and Mexican Law, and Other Foreign Systems, and a Table of Abbreviations

Author: Henry Campbell Black

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1314

View: 3705

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Legal Research Guide: Patterns and Practice, (2015)

Author: Bonita K. Roberts,Linda L. Schlueter, Esq.

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1632815354

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 3239

Legal Research Guide: Patterns and Practice has been popular with both law students, attorneys, and other researchers. The new edition continues its rich tradition and leader as a practical guide to the research process and the checklist approach. This Seventh Edition, explains the interrelationship of manual and electronic research. Each method has its advantages and disadvantages. To do legal research accurately, quickly, and efficiently, the researcher must have a basic understanding of each method. Each is an important component and is best suited to certain types of information. Even with advances in electronic research, the authors believe that it is important to understand the manual research process and that some research can still be done more efficiently or completely through manual research due to the time and substance restrictions in databases. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
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A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage

Author: Bryan A. Garner

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195142365

Category: Law

Page: 953

View: 3879

Bryan A. Garner, an editor, academic and practicing lawyer, has written an accessible, authoritative, and up-to-date guide that will help anyone in the legal thicket to write better. "The most extensive resources available for legal word usage".--Library Journal.
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Black's Law

A Criminal Lawyer Reveals His Defense Strategies in Four Cliffhanger Cases

Author: Roy Black

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684863065

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 631

In a frank and enlightening look at our criminal courts, attorney Roy Black reveals his defense strategies in four cliffhanger cases. ""To Kill a Mockingbird, " but with real characters."--Alan M. Dershowitz, author of "Reversal of Fortune."
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Private Property and Environmental Responsibility

A Comparative Study of German Real Property Law

Author: Murray J. Raff

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041121285

Category: Law

Page: 326

View: 8781

This remarkable new book is not a radical text, but seeks to find a principle of responsible proprietorship in our existing legal systems. And in fact it presents an excellent case for the international recognition of a principle of responsible proprietorship in the title registration systems derived from the German model, rooted in the historical Hanseatic model; primarily the Australian Torrens system that spread throughout the British Empire from the mid-nineteenth century on. In great detail, the author demonstrates that this system offers a firm foundation on which a truly responsible environmental law of property can be established.
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A Dictionary of Nursing

Author: Market House Books Limited

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199666377

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 3857

This dictionary incorporates new material on the major developments of the last few years, including public health medicine, genetics and organ transplantation. The dictionary includes more than 10,200 clear and concise entries.
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Employment Law for Business

Author: Dawn Bennett-Alexander

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077650557

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 864

View: 9622

Bennett-Alexander and Hartman's Employment Law for Business, addresses law and employment decisions from a managerial perspective. It is intended to instruct students on how to manage effectively and efficiently with full comprehension of the legal ramifications of their decisions. Students are shown how to analyze employment law facts using concrete examples of management-related legal dilemmas that do not present clear-cut solutions. The methods of arriving at resolutions are emphasized, so that when the facts of the workplace problem are not quite the same, the student can still reach a good decision based on the legal considerations required by law, which remain relevant.
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French Business Law in Translation

Author: George A. Bermann,Pierre Kirch

Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1578232457

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 840

View: 1775

French Business Law in Translation sets forth a unique collection of translations of those French laws relevant in an international business context. It presents a bilingual version of the French laws and regulations that the authors have condensed from tens of thousands of pages down to the “essence” of the law in each of the fifteen subject areas. They refer to rules and regulations in French law of recurrent importance to business professionals and legal practitioners involved in international business. By adding the relevant French text in a column directly across from the translation into English, this 2nd edition has a whole new dimension which makes it an invaluable resource in legal linguistics for international practitioners and academics. The selection of texts has been made by members of the Paris office of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker (Europe) LLP, under the direction of Pierre Kirch. A team of advanced French and American law students at Columbia University Law School, supervised by Professor Bermann, has prepared the basic translations. The definitive translations and chapter introductions were prepared by the authors. Through a sound translation of the legislation which recurringly applies to ordinary and usual business situations, it is possible to discern the philosophy underlying the French system, reflective of how France conceives and regulates business phenomena that are in themselves essentially universal. Significant excerpts of fast-evolving areas of the law have been translated because in a French setting, transactional work involves not only fundamental contractual concepts set out in the Civil Code, but also securities law, intellectual property, competition, tax and labor law considerations. Each chapter opens with a brief introduction to the subject and an outline of its contents. The purpose is to allow the reader to place the translated legislation and rules in their overall context. The selection of translated material is done in such a way as to enable the reader to appreciate in their full scope the fundamentals of each area of the law, as conceived by the legislator, the French Government and, in certain cases, independent regulatory authorities. A glossary added to each chapter is intended to give a preliminary idea of the conceptual linguistic tools used in each of the subject-area chapters. Legal translation is not an exact science, but based on the authors' combined experience of more than 50 years in dealing with the fascinating differences between French law and U.S. law, they are keenly aware of the fact that the translation of legal language is not made by the translation of words, but rather by an attempt to use words to achieve an (often rough) equivalence of concepts. By putting the French original across from the translation, and by investing themselves in the qualitative value of seeking not words but conceptual equivalents or explanations for the rules of French law, they hope to have fostered a deeper understanding of the laws and regulations governing business in France. This should not only better inform those lawyers involved internationally but also be instructive to French lawyers interested in the recurrent linguistic characteristics of French legal texts. This can only be shown when the French original is compared with the appropriate conceptual link to American legal English.
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Effective Police Supervision

Author: Harry W. More,Larry S. Miller

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317522699

Category: Political Science

Page: 534

View: 9176

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve personal and organizational problems. It provides readers with an understanding of the group behaviors and organizational dynamics, with a focus on effectiveness as well as proficiency, and on how a supervisor can help to create an effective organization. This book is also a vital tool in the preparation of police officers for promotional exams. This revised and updated edition includes new material throughout on police accountability, police involvement with news media, dealing with social media, and avoiding scandals. Each chapter includes important key terms and opens with a case study to illustrate important concepts.
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A Dictionary of Business and Management

Author: Jonathan Law

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199684987

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

View: 6121

This wide-ranging and authoritative dictionary contains over 7,100 entries covering all areas of business and management, including marketing, organizational behaviour, business strategy, law, and taxation. In its sixth edition, it features the very latest developments, such as those relating to information technology (including mobile technology), and the financial crisis and the subsequent sovereign debt crisis. Entries have been updated to refer to recent events and news in the field, for example the LIBOR scandal. Over 100 new entries have been added including bitcoin, Cog's Ladder, mobile commerce, Six Sigma, social media, theory of institutional deficiencies, and zero-hours contract. Furthermore, there is expanded coverage of areas such as financial regulation and corporate social responsibility, with a number of new entries offering insight into these topics, including aw-shucks defence and Financial Conduct Authority. The new edition of this established bestselling dictionary elucidates modern financial and management jargon, defining entries in a clear, concise, and accessible manner. With recommended web links for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Business and Management companion website, this edition is more informative than ever. This A--Z reference work is essential for business students, teachers and professionals, and useful for anyone needing a guide to business terminology.
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Black in Selma

The Uncommon Life of J. L. Chestnut Jr.

Author: J. L. Chestnut, Jr.,Julia Cass

Publisher: Fire Ant Books

ISBN: 9780817354619

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 444

View: 9495

The only black attorney in Selma, Alabama, during 1965 recounts his participation in the civil rights movement and his fight since the 1960s against segregation and prejudice. Reissue.
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Canadian Law Dictionary

Author: Stephen G. Coughlan,Catherine Cotter,John Yogis

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438001517

Category: Law

Page: 384

View: 7798

Updated and expanded to reflect the most recent developments and revisions in Canadian national and provincial law, this book is a concise guide to legal citation in Canada. Legal terms are listed A-to-Z with concise definitions. Supplemented with information on relevant source materials, particularly in cases and statutes, this handy and easy-to-use reference source defines important legal terms, describes the Canadian court system, and presents The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in its entirety.
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