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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law

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Price: $16.95

A convenient, comprehensive guide to the language of law for everyone from the homeowner to the legal professional.

  • Includes more than 10,000 legal words and phrases
  • Updated entries taken from recent events that propelled legal terms into our daily lives:
  • From the financial meltdown—credit default swap, subprime, systemic risk, credit rating agency, moral hazard
  • From the world of computers and the Internet—cyberbullying, identity fraud, malware, phishing
  • From crime—Amber alert, community policing, person of interest
  • Includes pronunciations, example phrases and quotations, and frequent supplementary notes
  • Special sections on the judicial system, important legal cases, government agencies, and historic laws

Format: Trade paperback

Size: 656 pages; 5 3/4" x 8 1/2"

ISBN: 978-0-87779-735-7

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