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  • 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 for today's... more...

  • 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...

  • A Dictionary of Lawby Jonathan Law

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 19.99

    This best-selling dictionary contains over 4,700 clear and concise entries on all aspects of English law. Now in its eighth edition, it has been updated to reflect the very latest legislation. Authoritative and accessible, it is an invaluable guide to legal terminology for students, professionals, and anyone who needs legal terms clearly defined. more...

  • Criminal Lawby Paul Bergman

    NOLO 2015; US$ 44.99

    With this easy-to-read desk reference, readers can develop an understanding of a criminal law concept in a moment?s time. It?s for anyone who wants to know about criminal law but doesn't want to spend hours combing through legalese?including students, writers, and people personally involved in the justice system. more...

  • A Legal Dictionary for Museum Professionalsby Heather Hope Kuruvilla

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 64.99

    Presented in an easily-digestible format, this go-to desktop reference guide provides explanations and clarifications on a variety of issues and concerns facing today?s museum professional, including intellectual property issues, including copyright, trademark, service marks, and fair use; corporate issues, including non-profit status and tax exempt... 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$ 37.12

    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...