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Legal Terminology

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ISBN-10: 0132738767

ISBN-13: 9780132738767

Edition: 6th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Gordon W. Brown, Kent Kauffman

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Description:

More than a legal dictionary, Legal Terminology, 6e is designed to develop students understanding of legal terms by emphasizing the how they are used in context. Featuring over 1500 legal terms with phonetic pronunciations, this book uses a text/workbook style to present narrative, definitions, study aids, and application activities all geared toward making the study of legal terms more meaningful. This edition includes new Terms in Action stories, a new chapter on legal ethics, a new chapter on constitutional law, recent bankruptcy updates, 133 new terms and updated terminology flashcards that give students the vocabulary skills that will need to succeed in a legal career.
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Book details

List price: $98.99
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 12/28/2011
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 464
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Terms used in Practice and Procedure
Court Systems and Jurisdiction
Criminal Trial Procedure
Civil Trial Procedure
Defensive Pleadings in Civil Trials
Methods of Discovery
Pretrial Hearing and Jury Trial
Steps in a Trial
Terms Used in Criminal Law
Legal Ethics
Constitutional Law
Crimes, Accomplices, and Defenses
Crimes Against Property
Crimes Against the Person and Human Habitation
Homicide
Crimes Against Morality and Drug Abuse
Terms used in law of torts
Torts and Tortfeasors
Intentional Torts
Negligence and Product Liability
Terms Used in Law of Contracts
Formation of Contracts
Contract Requirements
Third Parties and Discharge of Contracts
Terms Used in Law of Personal Property and Agency
Personal Property and Bailments
Intellectual Property
Law of Agency
Terms Used in Law of Wills and Estates
Wills, Testaments, and Advance Directives
Revocation, Lapses, and Ademption
Principal Clauses in a Will
Disinheritance and Intestacy
Personal Representative of the Estate
Settling an Estate
Trusts
Terms Used in Law of Real Property
Estates in Real Property
Multiple Ownership of Real Property
Acquiring Title to Real Property
Deeds
Mortgages
Landlord and Tenant
Terms Used in Family Law
Marriage, Divorce, and Dissolution of Marriage
Divorce Procedure
Terms Used in Buisness Organization and Bankruptcy
Business Organization
The Law of Bankruptcy
Glossary of Legal Terms
Index
Glossary of Latin Terms and Phrases