Subject-specific dictionaries are reference books that contain an alphabetical list of words with information about them that is specific to that particular subject and not necessarily generic like you would find in an average, everyday dictionary.
Call Number: LAW KF 156 .G53 2003--Law Collection--2nd Fl.
Publication Date: 2003
A quick-reference source for lawyers, law students, legal professionals, and the interested layperson, this book defines more than 3,000 legal terms in non-technical language, but without sacrificing legal accuracy. Terms apply to civil procedure, commercial and contract law, constitutional law, criminal law, property law, and torts.
Call Number: LAW KF 240 .B767 2006--Law Collection--2nd Fl.
Publication Date: 2006
Legal Terminology for Legal Professionals serves a host of professionals, from attorneys and law students to paralegals and court reporters. These professionals will welcome this learning guide and reference tool of over a thousand complex legal terms defined in accessible language and further explained through the use of succinct examples. In contrast to a dictionary format, the narrative format employed groups related terms by topic-specific chapters. For example, in the chapter on domestic relations terms and phrases, students will follow a relationship from a coupleas first meeting, to dating, moving in together, marrying, having children, contemplating divorce, and divorcing. This book gives legal professionals insight into the many terms and phrases they will be expected to know and use in order to succeed in their field.