A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage

A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage

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In recent years increasing emphasis has been placed on the need for clarity and precision in legal writing. The 6000 entries in this dictionary provide an accessible and updated guide, aiming to enable lawyers, judges and legal students concerned with legal language to resolve questions of phraseology, diction, grammar and style. Illustrated throughout with examples from statutes, briefs and law review articles, this text offers full coverage of British and American legal usage.show more

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  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 162.56 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 997.9g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0195065786
  • 9780195065787

About Bryan A. Garner

About the Author Bryan A. Garner, a visiting professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law, is editor-in-chief of both the Oxford Law Dictionary and the Scribes Journal of Legal Writing. He is the author of the forthcoming book, The Elements of Legal Style.show more

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