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Leff Dictionary of Law

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Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary

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Dahl’s Law Dictionary

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Osborn’s Concise Law Dictionary

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Mozley and Whiteley’s Law Dictionary

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Maxims of Law from Bouvier’s Dictionary of Law

Maxims of Law from Bouvier’s Dictionary of Law   A communi observantia non est recedendum. There should be no departure from common observance or usage. Co. Litt. 186. A l’impossible nul n’est tenu. No one is bound to do what is impossible. 1 Bouvier’s Institutes of American Law. n. 601. A verbis legis non est … Read more

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Illustrated Bible Dictionary and the Law

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Legal Dictionary

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