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Legal Terminology 7th ed isbn 9780134849225

Legal Terminology 6th Revised ed

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ISBN13: 9780133766974
New Edition ISBN: 9780134849225
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780132738767
Published: December 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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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Reference, Other Jurisdictions , USA
PART I: Terms used in Practice and Procedure
1. Court Systems and Jurisdiction
2. Criminal Trial Procedure
3. Civil Trial Procedure
4. Defensive Pleadings in Civil Trials
5. Methods of Discovery
6. Pretrial Hearing and Jury Trial
7. Steps in a Trial

PART II: Terms Used in Criminal Law
8. Legal Ethics
9. Constitutional Law
10. Crimes, Accomplices, and Defenses
11. Crimes Against Property
12. Crimes Against the Person and Human Habitation
13. Homicide
14. Crimes Against Morality and Drug Abuse

PART III:Terms used in law of torts
15. Torts and Tortfeasors
16. Intentional Torts
17. Negligence and Product Liability

PART IV: Terms Used in Law of Contracts
18. Formation of Contracts
19. Contract Requirements
20. Third Parties and Discharge of Contracts

PART V: Terms Used in Law of Personal Property and Agency
21. Personal Property and Bailments
22. Intellectual Property
23. Law of Agency

PART VI: Terms Used in Law of Wills and Estates
24. Wills, Testaments, and Advance Directives
25. Revocation, Lapses, and Ademption
26. Principal Clauses in a Will
27. Disinheritance and Intestacy
28. Personal Representative of the Estate
29. Settling an Estate
30. Trusts

PART VII: Terms Used in Law of Real Property
31. Estates in Real Property
32. Multiple Ownership of Real Property
33. Acquiring Title to Real Property
34. Deeds
35. Mortgages
36. Landlord and Tenant

PART VIII: Terms Used in Family Law
37. Marriage, Divorce, and Dissolution of Marriage
38. Divorce Procedure
PART IX: Terms Used in Buisness Organization and Bankruptcy
39. Business Organization
40. The Law of Bankruptcy

Glossary of Legal Terms
Glossary of Latin Terms and Phrases