A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage
In recent years, increased emphasis has been placed on the need for clarity and precision in legal writing. This dictionary provides an accessible, authoritative and up-to-date guide that will enable lawyers, judges, students and others concerned with legal language to resolve questions of phraseology, diction, grammar and style. The 6000 entries, arranged alphabetically, deal with distinctions among variant forms of legal terms, common pitfalls in legal writing, and include as well brief essays on special topics. Illustrations drawn from such sources as judicial opinions, statutes, briefs and law review articles highlight the presentation. While the focus of this dictionary is on American usage, British usage is included where appropriate.
- Hardback | 608 pages
- 167.64 x 231.14 x 35.56mm | 1,111.3g
- 03 Dec 1987
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States