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  • Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Lawby Shae Irving; Editors of Nolo

    NOLO 2013; US$ 34.99

    Everything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn't afford to ask. How do I get a collection agency to stop harassing me? If I work 50 hours a week, shouldn't I be getting overtime? My new car is a lemon what can I do? Like it or not, the law affects practically every aspect of our lives, and legal questions can come up daily. Nolo's Encyclopedia... more...

  • Hopkins' Nonprofit Law Dictionaryby Bruce R. Hopkins

    Wiley 2015; US$ 100.00

    Modeled after a conventional dictionary and based on the author's 45 years practicing nonprofit law, the book's terminology is derived from constantly changing statutes, government agency regulations and rulings, court opinions, and government forms and instructions.  In appropriate circumstances, citations are provided.  The book will provide... more...

  • The Party of the First Partby Adam Freedman

    Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 8.99

    The Eats, Shoots & Leaves of legalese, this witty narrative journey through the letter of the law offers something for language lovers and legal eagles alike   This clever, user-friendly discourse exposes the simple laws lurking behind decorative, unnecessary, and confusing legal language. For better or for worse, the instruction manual... more...

  • A Dictionary of Lawby Jonathan Law

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    This best-selling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,700 entries that clearly define the major 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... more...

  • Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionaryby Attorney Gerald Hill

    NOLO 2009; US$ 29.99

    Learn the language of the law, without the legalese! Open the average law dictionary and chances are you'll feel more confused than before you read a word. Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary is different. From "abrogate" to "zero tape", we've cut down on the Latin and defined common (and some not-so-common) terms you can really use to understand... more...

  • 25 Doctrines of Lawby Philip Chase Tobin

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95

    "I'll sue you! In America's litigious society, everyone needs to know a few basics to avoid being snowed, cowed and generally abused. Even those who can afford to hire lawyers need to know what they are up to. This introduction to legal doctrines is a good first step if you want to file suit or help prepare your own legal defenes. When... more...

  • The Winning Briefby Bryan A. Garner

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 39.99

    Good legal writing wins court cases. It its first edition, The Winning Brief proved that the key to writing well is understanding the judicial readership. Now, in a revised and updated version of this modern classic, Bryan A. Garner explains the art of effective writing in 100 concise, practical, and easy-to-use sections. Covering everything from the... more...

  • Legal Words You Should Knowby Corey Sandler; Janice Keefe

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 9.95

    Every day, people find themselves in legal situations. Mortgages are put in place, attorneys draw up wills, and credit cards are set up all the time. However, how many people actually understood the legal contracts they were signing? There's no excuse for being ignorant of the law when it comes to a dispute with a bank, a mortgage lender, or a lawyer.... more...

  • IT-Einsatz in der Justizby Miriam Ballhausen

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 35.60

    E-Justice ist die Kommunikation mit der Justiz: weg vom Papier, hin zu elektronischen Kommunikationsmedien. Das macht Informations- und Kommunikationsprozesse in der Justiz effizienter und weckt Rationalisierungspotenziale. Der IT-Einsatz ermöglicht die Abwicklung justizieller Prozesse als »E-Transaktion« und wirkt sich unmittelbar auf die Arbeitsweise... more...

  • Webster's New World Law Dictionaryby Susan Ellis Wild

    Wiley 2006; US$ 14.99

    The Plain-English Legal Dictionary for Anyone Who Wants to Understand the Often Incomprehensible Terminology Law has a language all its own. Webster's New World Law Dictionary translates it clearly. Written in plain English, it's much easier to understand than typical legal documents. It's up-to-date and comprehensive, with: * Clear, concise, and... more...