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Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Gerald Hill

"A unique combination of carefully researched legal scholarship and contemporary, real-world references." --SHELDON SIEGEL, New York Times bestselling author of Judgment Day    "Explains thousands of common legal terms … see full wiki

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Author: Gerald Hill
Genre: Nonfiction
Publisher: NOLO
2 reviews about Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary
review by . June 27, 2009
To say the law is tortuous, convoluted and obfuscated is to say the sun is hot. Yet, no citizen of the modern world can avoid "intimate" contact with the letter, spirit and wording of the law. Unfortunately, most of the time it appears that the wording of the law is specifically designed to maintain a "wall of wisdom" around it, preventing all but the practitioners from understanding it. This is unfortunate to say the least, as it is expensive and unnecessary, for if you remove the intellectually …
review by . June 23, 2009
"Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary" by the Editors of Nolo, Gerald N. Hill and Kathleen Thompson Hill is promoted as, "This is `not' you grandfather's law dictionary." This law dictionary is written in clear English and contains compete definitions of legal terms you need today.    As an attorney, this book will not replace my "Black's Law Dictionary" which is the standard for legal dictionaries, but this lighter, plain-English text is very convenient to have on hand. For most …
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