Thesaurus

A Thesaurus is an online database or a book of synonyms and near-synonyms in a written language, usually arranged conceptually, although dictionary arrangement is not uncommon. The first thesaurus of the English language, published in 1852, was compiled by Peter Mark Roget. For an online […]

Legal Deposit

Rationale The "wording of the 1537 "Ordonnance de Montpellier” (see below) shows that the idea of safeguarding books from being lost to posterity is already central. It is true that other aims have been suggested, more or less officially, for legal deposit, such as state control […]

Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims

Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims Full Title A Dictionary of Law, Consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims and an Exposition of the Principles of Law: Comprising a Dictionary and Compendium of American and English Jurisprudence Details Author: William C. Anderson (United … Read more

Encyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime

Encyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime Preface of the Encyclopedia of White-Collar and Corporate Crime “N THE 2000s, white-collar crime has become a topic of almost daily news. The white-collar crime that caused the bankruptcy of Enron Corporation resulted in financial losses exceeding $66 billion to stockholders, and likely helped lead to the recall of … Read more

Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law

Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law Book Details Author: Collective work (Edited by Michael Gagarin and David Cohen) Publication Date: 12-Sep-2005 Publisher: Cambridge University Press Pages: 496 pages Collection: Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World ISBN-10: 0521521599 ISBN-13: 9780521521598 Contents Contents of the Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law: Part 1: Law in Greece The … Read more

Cambridge Companion to Roman Law

Cambridge Companion to Roman Law Book Detils Publication Date: 23-Feb-2015 Author: Collection work (Edited by David Johnston) Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN-10: 0521895642 ISBN-13: 9780521895644 Pages: 554 pages Collection: Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World Contents Last of abbreviations Part I Introduction: Introduction (David Johnston) Roman Law and Its Intellectual Context (Laurens Winkel) Part II … Read more

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Roman Law

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Roman Law Book Details Publication Date: 24-Sep-2014 Publisher: Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-10: 1584771429 ISBN-13: 9781584771425 Format: Hardback and Soft Pages: 484 pages Collection: Middlebury Bicentennial Series in Environmental Studies 43 The Author Adolf Berger Review From the Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series(volume 43, part 2 1953), reproduced by the … Read more

Cyclopedia of the Law of Corporations

Fletcher Cyclopedia of the Law of Corporations Details Author/Editor: William Meade Fletcher Treatise Area: Corporate Law About the Author WILLIAM MEADE FLETCHER is the Author of “Corporation Forms,” “lUinors Corporations,” “Equity Pleading and Practice,” etc. Volumes Fletcher Cyclopedia Corporations V9a Fletcher Cyclopedia Corporations V9 Fletcher Cyclopedia Corporations V18a Fletcher Cyclopedia Corporations Volume 18 Fletcher Cyclopedia … Read more

Black’s Law Dictionary

Black’s Law Dictionary The sustained popularity of this Legal dictionary since its appearance (like Bouvier’s Law Dictionary in the XIX Century) it was attributed to the scholarship and Learning of Henry Campbell Black, and to the plan adopted by him for the compilation of a legal lexicon. Now the editor is Bryan Garner, a lexicographer. … Read more

Wests Tax Law Dictionary

West’s Tax Law Dictionary West’s Tax Law Dictionary Details Publisher: West Group Title: West’s Tax Law Dictionary: Definitions of Terms, Words, and Phrases Used in Modern Americn Tax Law and Listings of Federal Tax Forms, Instructions, and Publications Pages: 1358 Some of the Tax Concepts of the Dictionary Able Accounts Actuarial Valuations Adoption Affordable Care … Read more

Encyclopedia of Soviet Law

Encyclopedia of Soviet Law Edited by F.J.M. Feldbrugge Leiden: A.W. Sijthoff, 1973. Number of Pages: 774 (2 vols.) to 1012 pages Series: Law in Eastern Europe (Book 28) Publisher: Oceana, and Springer; 1985 edition (April 26, 1985) Language: English ISBN-10: 9024730759 ISBN-13: 978-9024730759 Description Documenation for Eastern Europe Law, University of Leiden. 26 x 18.5 … Read more

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity Details of the Encyclopedia Editor: Dinah L. Shelton, editor in chief. Published: Detroit : Macmillan Reference Date of Publication: c2005. Contents of the Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity Entries Starting by A in the Encyclopedia Advertising African Americans African Crisis Response Initiative Aggression Algeria Alien Tort … Read more

Law library

Law library or Law Libraries A law library is a type of special library with a collection consisting primarily of materials for Legal Research and study, including case law, federal and state statutes, international legal agreements, treatises, reference works, legal periodicals, and […]

Law Librarianship

Law Librarianship Note: for related information, see the entries Law library and Legal Research in this legal Encyclopedia. Legal Materials To find articles on law librarianship, check out: The Legal Information Management Index, which I believe is the only index to cover the field exclusively and extensively. Legal Indexes — the Current Law Index (a/k/a … Read more

Student’s Guide to Elections

Student’s Guide to Elections Editor: Bruce J. Schulman Since the 1980s, Dr. Bruce J. Schulman has been teaching and writing about the political face of the United States. He is Professor of History at Boston University. He has taken an active role in education. Other contributions from Bruce J. Schulman to the collection: Student’s Guide … Read more

Student’s Guide to Congress

Student’s Guide to Congress Editor: Bruce J. Schulman Since the 1980s, Dr. Bruce J. Schulman has been teaching and writing about the political face of the United States. He is Professor of History at Boston University. He has taken an active role in education. Other contributions from Bruce J. Schulman to the collection: Student’s Guide … Read more

Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy and the Political History of the United States

Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy and the Political History of the United States Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy and the Political History of the United States. By the Best American and European Writers Subjects of the Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy and the Political History of the United States. By the Best … Read more

A Concise Encyclopedia of the United Nations

A Concise Encyclopedia of the United Nations Author: Volger, Helmut, ed. Publication details: New York: Kluwer Law International, 2002. Review of “A Concise Encyclopedia of the United Nations” According to “Introduction to Research in International Law”(see Further Reading) this dictionary of international law is an English edition of the German “Lexikon der Vereinten Nationen”and provides … Read more

Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict

Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict Contents by Subject Area Anthropological Studies Aggression and Altruism Anthropology of Violence and Conflict, Overview Clan and Tribal Conflict Cultural Anthropology Studies of Conflict Evolutionary Factors Evolutionary Theory Folklore Peaceful Societies Ritual and Symbolic Behavior Warriors, Anthropology of Biomedical Studies Animal Behavior Studies, Nonprimates Animal Behavior Studies, Primates Animals, … Read more

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance Details Title: Encyclopedia of Business and Finance. Edition: 2nd ed. Editor: Burton S. Kaliski. Copyright: 2006. Pages: 791p. Review to the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance “This encyclopedia is designed to “summarize the body of knowledge that we know as business in one place and in language appropriate to the … Read more

American Law Dictionary

The American Law Dictionary Bibliographic Details Author: Peter G Renstrom Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Inc Publication Year: 1991 ISBN: 0-87436-226-1 No of Pages: 308 Summary Explains legal and judicial terms, concepts, and phrases . The dictionary is divided into seven chapters that cover law, judicial environment, and judicial function; judicial organization; judicial personnel; the criminal judicial process; … Read more

Dictionary of Statutory Interpretation

Dictionary of Statutory Interpretation In the introduction to this legal Dictionary, the author believes that, whatever the “merits of the descriptive vs. prescriptive debate regarding ordinary dictionaries, the task for a specialized legal dictionary is clear. It must be both descriptive and prescriptive. It must be descriptive in order to provide a complete picture of … Read more

International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family

International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family Bibliographic Details Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA Copyright: 2002 (2nd edition (November 27, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0028656725 ISBN-13: 978-0028656724 Pages: 2000 Table of Contents Abortion Abstinence Academic Achievement Acculturation Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Adolescent Parenthood Adoption Adulthood Affection Afghanistan African-American Families Alzheimer’s Disease American Indian Families Anabaptists (Amish, Mennonite) … Read more

Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America

Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America Bibliographic Details Title: Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America Editors: John M. Herrick and Paul H. Stuart Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc. Publication Date: December 15, 2004 Pages: 560 Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. LC Publication Data: 1. Public welfare-United States-Encyclopedias. 2. Public welfare-Canada-Encyclopedias. 3. … Read more

Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights

Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights Title: Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights Author: Glenn H. Utter. Publication Date: November 8, 1999 (1st. Edition), 2011 (2nd. edition) ISBN-10: 157356172X ISBN-13: 978-1573561723 Pages: 384 Publisher: Greenwood and Grey House Publishing Copyright: 1999 and 2011 Language: English Preface to the Book Gun control is a … Read more

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace Bibliographic Details Title: The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Copyright: 2010 Description: Four-volume set Author: Nigel Young (Editor) Publication Date: February 18, 2010 SBN-10: 019533468X ISBN-13: 978-0195334685 Pages: 2848 Language: English The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace Review Kenneth Boulding, one of the founders … Read more

Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History

The Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History Bibliographic Details Title: The Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History Description: Two volumes Authors: Michael Kazin (Editor), Rebecca Edwards (Editor), Adam Rothman (Editor) Pages: 1056 Publisher: Princeton University Press Copyright: 2009 Language: English ISBN-10: 0691129711 ISBN-13: 978-0691129716 Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History Review For their “Princeton Encyclopedia … Read more

Encyclopedia of American Disability History

Encyclopedia of American Disability History Bibliographic Details Title: Encyclopedia of American Disability History Author: Susan Burch, ed. Description: 3 volumes Publisher: New York: Facts On File Copyright: 2009 Pages: 1200 ISBN: 978-0-8160-7030-5. Encyclopedia of American Disability History Review The three-volume compendium Encyclopedia of American Disability History, edited by Susan Burch, contains over 750 entries and … Read more

Encyclopedia of Islamic Law: a Compendium of the Views of the Major Schools

Encyclopedia of Islamic Law : a Compendium of the Views of the Major Schools Bibliographic Details Title: Encyclopedia of Islamic Law : a Compendium of the Views of the Major Schools Author: adapted by Laleh Bakhtiar; introduction by Kevin Reinhart. Publisher: ABC International Group; Chicago, Illinois: Distributed by Kazi Publications Copyright: 1996. Pages: 624 ISBN: … Read more

Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement

Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement Bibliographic Details Title: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement Author: Larry E. Sullivan, editor-in-chief Publisher: Thousand Oaks (Sage Publications) Description: 3 volumes ISBN: 0761926496 Contents note: v. 1. State and local / Marie Simonetti Rosen, editor — v. 2. Federal / Dorothy Moses Schulz, editor — v. 3. International / M.R. Haberfeld, editor. … Read more

Building Law Encyclopaedia

Building Law Encyclopaedia [electronic resource] Title: Building Law Encyclopaedia Authors: David Chappell, Michael Cowlin, Michael Dunn. Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2009. Pages: 584 p. ISBN: 9781405187244 Building Law Encyclopaedia Reviews Review Quotes “The book has a lot to offer those who may be involved in Building Law, students, professionals drafting building contracts to parties in litigation. … Read more

Law and politics : a cross-cultural Encyclopedia

Law and politics : a cross-cultural Encyclopedia Bibliographic Details Title: Law and politics : a cross-cultural encyclopedia Author: Daniel P. Strouthes. Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1995. LC Classification: K 487 .P65S77 1995X Pages: 301 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm. ISBN: 0874367778 Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-283) and index. Law and … Read more

Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior and the Law

Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior and the Law Bibliographic Details Title: Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior and the Law SBN: 9781933116570 Author: Maddex, Robert L. Publisher: CQ Press Subjects: Reference, United states, Sex and law, Criminal Law, Law-Legal Guides and Reference LC Subject Headings for this publication: Sex and law — United States — Encyclopedias. Publication Date: … Read more

Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties

Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties Title: Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties Volumes: 3v. ISBN: 9780313327582 Publication Date: 2006-09-31 Editors: Otis H. Stephens, Scheb, John M., Stephens, Otis H., Stooksbury, Kara. Copyright: 2006. Pages: 1,342 Publisher: Greenwood Subjects: Civil and political rights, Encyclopedias, United States of America, Reference, Civil Rights, Political Freedom … Read more

Trials of the Century: An Encyclopedia of Popular Culture and the Law

Trials of the Century: An Encyclopedia of Popular Culture and the Law Bibliographic Details Title: Trials of the Century: An Encyclopedia of Popular Culture and the Law ISBN: 9781598842616 Author: Johnson, Scott Patrick Publisher: ABC-CLIO Author: Johnson, Scott P. Author: Scott P. Johnson Ph.D. Subjects: Trials — United States, Criminology, Criminal Law, Popular Culture Copyright: … Read more

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law Bibliographic Details Title: Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law ISBN: 9781414498966 Author: Batten, Donna (edt) Publisher: Gale Cengage Author: Wilson, Jeffrey Subject: Law-Legal Guides and Reference, Reference Copyright: 2013 Series Volume: 2 Volume Set Publication Date: 2013-05-31 Language: English Introduction The Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law is a two-volume encyclopedia of … Read more

Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment

Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment Bibliographic Details Title: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment ISBN: 9781604265897 Author: Vile, John R. Vile (edt) (Middle Tennessee State University) Author: David L. Hudson Jr. (Vanderbilt University) Pages: 928 Publisher: CQ Press Subject: Reference-Encyclopedia, Constitutional Law, United States Copyright: 2012 and 2013 Publication Date: 2012-12-31 Language: English Encyclopedia of the … Read more

A-Z Encyclopedia of Food Controversies and the Law

The A-Z Encyclopedia of Food Controversies and the Law Bibliographic Details Title: The A-Z Encyclopedia of Food Controversies and the Law ISBN: 9780313364488 Author: Williams, Elizabeth M and Carter, Stephanie Publisher: Greenwood Dewey Number: 344.7304/?232 Subjects: Reference, Encyclopedias, Food law and legislation, United States Publication Date: 2010-12-31 Language: English Pages: 646 Table of Contents Pt. … Read more

List of Dictionaries about Criminal Law

List of Dictionaries about Criminal Law Cop Talk: A Dictionary of Police Slang: A lively collection of the words and phrases of police slang, from both live and printed sources, with definitions and many appropriate examples of usage. Dictionary of Terrorism: Provides an overview of the key themes, individuals, organizations and tactics that have shaped … Read more

List of Encyclopedias about Criminal Law

List of Encyclopedias about Criminal Law Most of the following Encyclopedias are covered in the Encyclopedia of Law. Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement Encyclopedia of Gangs: Provides a detailed look at a range of topics including gang assembly and operation, conditions of female and mixed gender gangs, and gangs as economic associations on an international scale. … Read more

Encyclopedia of American Law Enforcement

Encyclopedia of American Law Enforcement Bibliographic Details Title: Encyclopedia of American Law Enforcement ISBN: 9780816062911 Dewey Number: 363.20973 Author: Newton, Michael Publisher: Checkmark Books Subject: Reference Publication Date: 2007-03-31 Language: English Pages: 424 Review of Encyclopedia of American Law Enforcement Publisher Comments Written in a clear and engaging style, The Encyclopedia of American Law Enforcement … Read more

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History Bibliographic Details Title: Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History ISBN: 9780195134056 Author: Katz, Stanley N. Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Subject: Legal History, Historical jurisprudence. Series Volume: 6 Volume-set Publication Date: 2009-04-17 Language: English Pages: 3072 Review of Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History Publisher Comments The Oxford International … Read more

Crime and the Justice System in America: An Encyclopedia

Crime and the Justice System in America: An Encyclopedia Bibliographic Details Title: Crime and the Justice System in America: An Encyclopedia ISBN: 9780313294099 Editor: Schmalleger, Frank M. Author: Armstrong, Gordon Publisher: Greenwood Location: Westport, Conn. (United States) Subject: Legal Reference, Criminology, Administration of Criminal justice, Crime, Criminal justice, Criminal Law Copyright: 1997 Edition Description: Includes … Read more

Encyclopedia of American Immigration

Encyclopedia of American Immigration Bibliografic Details Editor: Carl L. Bankston III. Pasadena, California, University of Tulane Publisher: Salem Press Date of Publishing: 2010 Number of Vols: 3 vols. Pages: 1.000 ISBN: 978-1-58765-599-9 Note: Online access included with purchase of print. Reviews and Descriptions Review from ABA “This collection is aimed at high school and undergraduate … Read more

List of Authors to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution

List of Authors to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution Main Entries: List of Entries and Authors of the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution Encyclopedia of the American Constitution Listing of entries to the Encyclopedia by Author: Benjamin Aaron Professor of Law, Emeritus University of California, Los Angeles LABOR AND THE ANTITRUST LAWS Henry J. … Read more

List of Entries and Authors of the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution

List of Articles and Contributors of the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution Main Entry: the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution. List of Authors by Entry (A-Z): ADEQUATE STATE GROUNDS Kenneth L. Karst ADKINS V. CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL Leonard W. Levy ADLER V. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CITY OF NEW YORK Martin Shapiro ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES Joseph Vining … Read more