Dictionary of Essential Legal Terms

The Dictionary of Essential Legal Terms Details of The Dictionary of Essential Legal Terms Author: Amy Hackney Blackwell Date of publishing: 2008 Publisher: Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc, Naperville, Illinois 60567-4410, United States Contents of The Dictionary of Essential Legal Terms Abandon Abatable Nuisance Abate Abatement of a Legacy Abatement of Taxes Abdicate … Read more

Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage

A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage Note: Also called the Garner’s Dictionary of Legal Usage and the Garner’s Modern English Usage, depending on the editions. Seeral editions. New York: Oxford University Press. Author: Bryan A. Garner. The third edition: 2011. Pp. xxx + 991. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-19-538420-8. For the 4th edition: Garner’s Modern English Usage, … Read more

Bouvier´s Law Dictionary Content

Bouvier´s Law Dictionary Content English and Scottish Content VIOLENT PROFITS ACTION OF ADHERENCE ACTIONS ORDINARY ADVOCATION ANN ANNUAL PENSION APPRIZING ARRESTEE ARRESTER ARRESTMENT ASSIGNATION ASSISORS ASSYTHMENT BAIR-MAN BAIRN’S PART CAUTION, TURATORY CAUTIONER CEDENT CHARGER CIRCUMDUCTION CIRCUMVENTION COURTESY or CURTESY CURIALITY CURTESY or COURTESY DECREE ARBITRAL DECREE OF REGISTRATION TO DISPONE DYVOUR DYVOUR’S HABIT EXHIBITION FACTORY … Read more

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

Concise Law Dictionary

Concise Law Dictionary Book Details Compete title: Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases, and Maxims with an Explanatory List of Abbreviations used in Law Books. Copyright: 1881 and 1911. Authors: FREDERIC JESUP STIMSON, PROFESSOR OF COMPARATIVE LEGISLATION IN HARVARD UNIVERSITY (1881): the revised edition is authored by HARVEY CORTLANDT VOORHEES, of THE BOSTON BAR, AUTHOR … Read more

Dictionary of International Trade

Dictionary of International Trade Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator) Contents The Dictionary of International Trade of Global Negotiator include, among others, the following terms and acronyms: Back haul Back letter Back order Back to back letter of credit Backhauling Bad faith BAF Bailee Bailment Balance of payments Balance of trade Bale Bank acceptance Bank … 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

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

A Dictionary of Taxation

A Dictionary of Taxation Dictionary Details Title: A dictionary of taxation. Author: James, Simon, 1952- Edition: 2nd ed. Published: Cheltenham ; Northhampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, 2012. Number of Pages: 299 Subjects: Taxation — Dictionaries. Taxation. Great Britain. Dictionaries. Notes: Previous edition: 1998. Formerly CIP. Includes bibliographical references. Also issued online. ISBN: 9781849801225 Dewey Number: … 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

Dictionary of Concepts in History

Dictionary of Concepts in History Details of the Dictionary of Concepts in History (Contributions in Legal Studies) Hardcover: 514 pages Publisher: Greenwood; annotated edition edition (23 Sept. 1986) Language: English ISBN-10: 0313227004 ISBN-13: 978-0313227004 About the Author These are other books authored by the author: Washington’s History: The People, Land, and Events of the Far … Read more

De Verborum Quae ad Jus Civile Pertinent Significantione

De Verborum Quae ad Jus Civile Pertinent Significantione Details of the Dictionary “De Verborum Quae ad Jus Civile Pertinent Significantione” Publisher: Halle Magdeburg: Impensis Orphanotrophei Year of Publication: 1743 About the Author: Barnabé Brisson (1531-1591) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Barnabé Brisson was born in Poitou … Read more

Thesaurus Locorum Communium Jurisprudentiae: ex Axiomatibus

Thesaurus Locorum Communium Jurisprudentiae: ex Axiomatibus Details of the Thesaurus Locorum Communium Jurisprudentiae: ex Axiomatibus Publisher: Lipsig: Joh. Friderici Gleditsch Year of Publication: 1691 About the Author: Agostinho Barbosa (1590-1649) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Agostinho Barbosa was born near Guimarães, Portugal on 17 September 1590, … Read more

Lexicon Juridicum Juris Caesarei Simul, et Canonici

Lexicon Juridicum Juris Caesarei Simul, et Canonici Details of the Dictionary “Lexicon Juridicum Juris Caesarei Simul, et Canonici: feudalis item, civilis, criminalis, theortici, ac practici” Publisher: Genevae: Apud Philippum Albertum Year of Publication: 1622 About the Author: Johannes Calvinus (1550-1614) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Johann … Read more

Lexicon Juridicum

Lexicon Juridicum Details of the Dictionary “Lexicon juridicum: hoc est, juris civilis et canonici in schola atque foro usitatarum vocum penus: accessit legum populi Romani copiosus index” Publisher: Geneva (Italy): Ex typographia Iacobi Stœr Year of Publication: 1615 About the Author: Jacob Stoer In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School … Read more

Dictionarium Iuris tam Civilis, quam Canonici

Dictionarium Iuris tam Civilis, quam Canonici Details of the Dictionarium Iuris tam Civilis, quam Canonici Publisher: Venice: (Italy) [Societas Aquilae se Renovantes] Year of Publication: 1581 About the Author: Albericus de Rosate (c. 1290-1354) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Albericus (or Alberico) was born in Rosate … Read more

Lexicon Juris Civilis et Canonici

Lexicon Juris Civilis et Canonici: sive potius, commentarius de verborum quae ad utrumquae jus pertinent significatione Details of the Dictionary: Lexicon Juris Civilis et Canonici: sive potius, commentarius de verborum quae ad utrumquae jus pertinent significatione Publisher: Lyon (France): Apud G. Rovillium Year of Publication: 1567 About the Author: Pardoux Duprat (1520-1569) In the words … Read more

Vocabularium Utriusque Juris

Vocabularium Utriusque Juris Details of the Dictionary “Vocabularium Utriusque Juris” Publisher: Lyon (France): Apud haeredes Iacobi Iuntae Year of Publication: 1559. About the Author: Elio Antonio de Nebrija (c. 1444-1522) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Antonio de Nebrija was a leading Spanish author, humanist, philologist, and … Read more

A Dictionary of Law

A Dictionary of Law One of the historical legal dictionaries is the “Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims.” As the original title states, it is a Dictionary and Compendium of American and English Jurisprudence. Compiled and written by attorney William C. Anderson and published in Chicago by … Read more

Lexicon Juris Civilis

Lexicon Juris Civilis Details of the Dictionary Lexicon Juris Civilis Publisher: Basel: apud Joannem Hervagium Year of Publication: 1554 About the Author: Jakob Spiegel (1483-1547) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Jakob Spiegel was a humanist, jurist, and diplomat. At the height of his career, Speigel served … Read more

Modus Legendi Abbreviaturas

Modus Legendi Abbreviaturas in utroque jure Details of the Dictionary “Modus Legendi Abbreviaturas in utroque jure Publisher: Paris (France): Impressus per Iohannem lambert [for J. Petit,] Year of Publication: 1506 About the Author: Werner von Schussenried In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “The Modus legendi abbreviaturas is … Read more

Vocabularius Utriusque Iuris

Vocabularius Utriusque Iuris Details of the Dictionary “Vocabularius Utriusque Iuris” Publisher: Strasbourg (France): George Reyser Year of Publication: c. 1476 Review In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “The anonymous Vocabularius utriusque juris remained a popular legal reference work from its first publication around 1475Title page Vocabularius utriusque … Read more

Dictionnaire Analytique, Historique, Etymologique, Critique et Interpretive de la Coutume de Normandie

Dictionnaire Analytique, Historique, Etymologique, Critique et Interpretive de la Coutume de Normandie Details of the Dictionnaire Analytique, Historique, Etymologique, Critique et Interpretive de la Coutume de Normandie Volumes: 4 vols. Publisher: Rouen (France): Le Boucher Year of Publication: 1780-1782 About the Author: David Houard (1725-1802) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of … Read more

Diccionario Histórico y Forense del Derecho Real de España

Diccionario Histórico y Forense del Derecho Real de España Details of the “Diccionario Histórico y Forense del Derecho Real de España” Volumes: 2 vols. Publisher: Madrid (Spain): Joachin Ibarra, impresor de camara de Su Majestad. Year of Publication: 1779-1784 About the Author: Andrés Bruno Cornejo y Castaño (1732-1797) In the words of the Tarlton Law … Read more

Nouvelle Introduction a la Pratique

Nouvelle Introduction a la Pratique Details of the Nouvelle Introduction a la Pratique: contenant l’explication des termes de pratique, de droit & de coûtumes. Avec les jurisdictions de France 2 vols. Bruxelles: Par la Societe, 1739. About the Author: Claude-Joseph de Ferrière (c. 1680- c. 1748) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University … Read more

Dictionnaire Portatif de Jurisprudence et de Pratique

Dictionnaire Portatif de Jurisprudence et de Pratique Details of the Dictionnaire Portatif de Jurisprudence et de Pratique: a l’usage de tous les citoyens & principalement de ceux qui se destinent au Barreau par M. D.P.D.C. avocat en Parlement Volumes: 3 vols. Publisher: Paris: Chez Leclerc, Libraire Year of Publication: 1763 About the Author: Honoré Lacombe … Read more

Allgemeines Teutsches Juristisches Lexicon

Allgemeines Teutsches Juristisches Lexicon Full Name of the Dictionary: “Allgemeines Teutsches Juristisches Lexicon: worinnen alle in Teutschland übliche Rechten, ehrlich das gemeine bürgerliche, Lehn- Kirchen- Staats- Natur- und Völker-Recht, aus den kayserlichen- und päbstischen-römischen, longobardischen, teutschen, sächsischen, schwäbischen, lübischen, und andern Stadt- , Landes- und Reichs-Gesetzen, Gewohnheiten, Herkommen, und eingeführtem Gerichts-Gebrauche ordentlich zusammen getragen und … Read more

Lexicon juridicum Romano-Teutonicum

Lexicon juridicum Romano-Teutonicum: das ist, Vollständiges lateinisch-teutsches juristisches Hand-Lexicon About the Author: Samuel Oberlander (1692-1723) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Samuel Oberlander was born in Nuremberg to Catherine and Johann Oberlander – a button maker.Title page, Lexicon juridicum Romano-Teutonicum, 1726, 1532 He enrolled at the University … Read more

Dictionnaire Universel de Commerce: contenant tout ce qui concerne le Commerce qui se fait dans les quatre parties du Monde

Dictionnaire universel de commerce: contenant tout ce qui concerne le commerce qui se fait dans les quatre parties du monde About the Author: Jacques Savary des Bruslons (1657-1716) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Jacques Savary des Bruslons descended from a noble family of merchants. Title page, … Read more

Glossaire du Droit Francais: contenant l’explication des mots difficiles qui se trouvent dans les ordonnances de nos Roys

Glossaire du Droit Francais: contenant l’explication des mots difficiles qui se trouvent dans les ordonnances de nos Roys, dans les coustumes du Royaume, dans les anciens arrests et les anciens Titres About the Author: François Ragueau (d. 1605) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “François Ragueau was … Read more

Alphabetum Juridicvm, canonicum, civile, theoricum, practicum, morale, atque, politicum

Alphabetum juridicvm, canonicum, civile, theoricum, practicum, morale, atque, politicum About the Author: Gil Fadrique de Castejón (1618-1692) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Gil Fadrique de Castejón was born and baptized in Ágreda (Spain) into a family descended from the Marqués del Socorro. He was himself a … Read more

De Verborum Significatione

De Verborum Significatione Details of De Verborum Significatione: the exposition of the termes and difficill wordes, conteined in the foure buikes of Regiam Majestatem, and others, in the actes of Parliament, infeftments, and used in practicque of this realme, with diverse rules, and commoun places, or principalles of the lawes Publisher London : Printed by … Read more

Nomo-Lexicon: a Law Dictionary

Nomo-Lexicon: a Law Dictionary The last 17th century edition of a significant contribution to English legal lexicography, superseding Rastell’s effort and praised by Holdsworth and Cowley, who term it, respectively, “more elaborate” than its predecessors and “scholarly”. Contemporary calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, lightly rubbed, else especially clean and well-preserved; the Taussig copy. Printed for … Read more

Glossarium Archaiologicum

Glossarium Archaiologicum: continens latino-barbara, peregrina, obsoleta, & novatae significationis vocabula About the Author: Henry Spelman (c.1564-1641) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “After graduating from Cambridge in 1582, Henry Spelman studied at Lincoln’s Inn, but evinced no interest in the practice of law. He soon returned to … Read more

An Epitome of All the Common & Statute Laws of This Nation Now in Force

An Epitome of All the Common & Statute Laws of This Nation Now in Force: Wherein More Than Fifteen Hundred of the Hardest Words or Terms of the Law are Explained About the Author: William Sheppard (d. c.1675) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “William Sheppard was … Read more

A Philologicall Commentary

A Philologicall Commentary, or an Illustration of the Most Obvious and Useful Words in the Law Full Title of the Dictionary: A philologicall commentary, or, An illustration of the most obvious and useful words in the lavv with their distinctions and divers acceptations, as they are found as well in reports antient and modern as … Read more

The Interpreter

The Interpreter, or Booke Containing the Signification of Words About the Author: John Cowell (1554-1611) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “ohn Cowell was born in Swimbridge, Devon. After attending Eaton College, he attended King’s College, Cambridge, receiving a BA in 1575, an MA in 1578 and … Read more

Termes de la ley

Termes de la ley or Exposiciones terminorum legum anglorum About the Author: John Rastell (c.1475-1536) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): ohn Rastell was born into a prominent local family, probably in Coventry. He was a “renaissance man” – lawyer, architect, musician, and playwright, but most conspicuously, … Read more

A New Law Dictionary, Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession

A New Law Dictionary, Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession Preface of the Dictionary With some changes from the Encyclopedia of Law team: The work now presented to the public, is carefully printed from a fair manuscript, in the author’s own hand-writing; to which there do not appear to … Read more

A Dictionary of the Norman or Old French Language

A Dictionary of the Norman or Old French Language About the Author: Robert Kelham (1717-1808) In the words of the Tarlton Law Library (University of Texas School of Law): “Robert Kelham was born in December 1717 at Billingborough, Lincolnshire, to the vicar of Billingborough, Threckingham, and Walcot. A member of Lincoln’s Inn from 1734, he … Read more

A New and Complete Law-Dictionary

A New and Complete Law-Dictionary The title of the Dictionary was “A New and Complete Law-Dictionary, or, General Abridgement of the Law. London: Printed by the law printers to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, for S. Crowder [etc.]”, edited in 1764-1765. About the Author: Timothy Cunningham (c. 1726-1789) In the words of the Tarlton Law … Read more

A New Law Dictionary

A New Law Dictionary: Jacob’s Law Dictionary The INTERPRETER eventually came to be considered the best law dictionary until the one of Giles Jacob’s appeared in 1729. From the University of Texas: “Giles Jacob was heavily influenced by the philosophers Locke and Hobbes, both of whom Title page, A New Law Dictionary, 1729believed that a … Read more

Dictionary of Historical German Legal Terms

Dictionary of Historical German Legal Terms (DWR) “The legal dictionary is a mighty tree, the trunk of which stands firmly on the legal-historical earth, but underneath the border its roots reach far into the neighbouring earth, to draw nourishment there; its branches, however, also spread far over the neighbouring fences, and it thus provides the … Read more

Legal Lexicography

Legal Lexicography or Jurilexicography Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This important work on the connections between legal vocabulary and legal culture is a welcome addition to the literature in the growing field of “jurilingistics” , a … Read more

A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

A Dictionary of Law Enforcement A Dictionary of Law Enforcement is “the only dictionary available -according to Oxford University Press, its publisher- that focuses on United Kingdom (British) law enforcement terms. This legal resource contains over 3,400 legal terms, covering many United Kingdom and European Union institutions.” Most of the entries in “A Dictionary of … Read more

Judicial Dictionary

Judicial Dictionary Distinction between Law Dictionaries and Judicial Dictionaries Daniel Greenberg is editor of Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary and general editor of Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law. Greenberg makes a distinction between legal dictionaries (such as, for example, Jowitt’s or Black’s Law Dictionary) and judicial dictionaries as exemplified by Stroud’s. The former defines terms that are … 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