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Jowitt's Dictionary of English Law 5th ed isbn 9780414073456

Jowitt's Dictionary of English Law 4th ed

Edited by: Daniel Greenberg, Jowitts

ISBN13: 9780414051140
New Edition ISBN: 9780414073456
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847036261
Published: December 2015
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardcover, 2 Volumes
Price: Out of print



Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law is the only truly authoritative dictionary of English law, defining every legal term used, both old and new – from “abandonment”, in its many different contexts, to “zoonoses”.

It provides clarity on the meaning of words, when drafting, interpreting and understanding legal materials or for any other form of legal research.

  • Provides a concise, but comprehensive and authoritative definition of every expression that forms part of the law of England and Wales
  • Incorporates extensive additions and amendments to ensure it is absolutely up-to-date with current law
  • Covers European terms in so far as they form part of the law of England and Wales
  • Covers new and developing fields of law, including environmental law, housing, social security, alternative dispute resolution and more
  • Includes explanations of historical terms, placing newer terms in context
  • Complements – and cross-referenced to – Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary
  • Provides an authoritative point of reference for research or for understanding any unfamiliar term or area of law

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