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L16142-E4
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Sweet & Maxwell (U.K.)

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Jowitt's Dictionary of English Law, 4th Edition
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General Editor: Daniel Greenberg Jowitt's Dictionary of English Law is the only truly authoritative dictionary of English law, defining every legal term used, both old and new – from "abandonment", in its many different contexts, to "zoonoses". It provides clarity on the meaning of words, when drafting, interpreting and understanding legal materials or for any other form of legal research.
  • Provides a concise, but comprehensive and authoritative definition of every expression that forms part of the law of England and Wales
  • Incorporates extensive additions and amendments to ensure it is absolutely up-to-date with current law
  • Covers European terms in so far as they form part of the law of England and Wales
  • Covers new and developing fields of law, including environmental law, housing, social security, alternative dispute resolution and more
  • Includes explanations of historical terms, placing newer terms in context
  • Complements – and cross-referenced to – Stroud's Judicial Dictionary
  • Provides an authoritative point of reference for research or for understanding any unfamiliar term or area of law
About the Author
Daniel Greenburg, the General Editor, is a Parliamentary draftsman at the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel and is the author of Stroud's Judicial Dictionary and Craies on Legislation. He has been assisted by the contributions of some seventy specialist editors, experts in their fields, in the compiling of this work.