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"I'll sue you!)" In this 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. In a non-jargon format, this book explains 25 doctrines of law that are most important for Americans on a day-to-day basis. When a conflict arises, what are the main doctrines of law that give one side an advantage? What do they mean, and how do... more...

Everything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn't afford to ask. The law affects practically every aspect of our lives, and legal questions come up daily. When they do, turn to Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, a handy, information-packed desk reference. Written by Nolo’s expert team of attorneys, this book answers more than 1,000 of the most frequently asked questions about everyday legal issues, including: Credit & debt... more...

The speed of change in the world of cybersecurity is amazing. If you attend any meeting where cybersecurity is discussed, it can be like listening to a foreign language: blue team, black hat, metamorphic malware, steganography What are these people talking about? This dictionary began life as the reference section at the back of 'Cybersecurity for Beginners' and has now taken on a life of its own, with hundreds of the primary cybersecurity terms... more...

Legal English is a professional language. This means that a good command of ordinary English does not make a student automatically proficient in legal English. Many foreign law students on English language programmes experience problems when suddenly all their lectures, textbooks, discussions and written work have to be in English. A lack of familiarity with legal English can seriously impede their progress. And a command of legal English is not just... more...

A focused, invaluable guide to nonprofit legal terminology and definitions The Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Dictionary is a thorough professional reference for the terminology and definitions surrounding the law of tax-exempt organizations. Author Bruce R. Hopkins, the country's leading expert in nonprofit law, draws upon 45 years of practice to deliver a true dictionary reference for attorneys specializing in nonprofit law and tax... more...


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 accurate definitions of more than 4,000 legal terms * Coverage of terms from... more...

Since Black's Law Dictionary is revised on average only once each decade, the publication of a new edition is a major event. The strong reputation that Black's has attained over the past 108 years positions it as the quintessential legal reference tool for the 21st century. The 7th edition of Black's Law Dictionary is the most comprehensive, authoritative, scholarly, and accessible American law dictionary ever published.

The Nation's First Comprehensive Legal Terminology Textbook! Legal Terminology Explained is designed for students and teachers in legal career programs, in law-related programs, and in programs that overlap the law. It provides accurate definitions to law-related words and phrases and discusses each word and phrase in a brief narrative among related words and phrases, in a logical progression, according to a high-level outline. It strips legal... more...

Orans Dictionary of the Law is the clearest and easiest to use dictionary on the market. The only major law dictionary created for paralegals and law-related professionals, this comprehensive version has nearly 6,000 main headings and 12,000 definitions. It can be used as a reference tool or as an informal method of learning more about the law. Oran's also identifies the "legalese" that gets in the way of clear thinking and writing, has an additional... more...

McGraw-Hill’s Law Office Management for Paralegals is an applied, practical text written specifically for paralegal courses that cover day-to-day law office management topics. The text begins with an overview of the legal industry and the various players involved. Then, it moves into the specific needs and duties that paralegals have to come to fill. Each chapter includes a recent, applicable case opinion, along with many ancillaries, such as charts,... more...