LexisNexis Australian Legal Dictionary, 2nd edition

The LexisNexis Australian Legal Dictionary, 2nd edition features succinct plain English definitions, supported by judicial and legislative authority, to provide a key point of reference for practitioners, students and the general reader. The scope, relevance and currency of the terms defined ensure that this work remains the most accurate, authoritative and popular legal dictionary in Australia.

Published: 01 October, 2016

Publisher: LexisNexis Australia

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Book: Hardback
AUD$ 550.80 AUD$ 612.00
In Stock ISBN: 9780409344752
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The LexisNexis Australian Legal Dictionary, 2nd edition features succinct plain English definitions, supported by judicial and legislative authority, to provide a key point of reference for practitioners, students and the general reader. The scope, relevance and currency of the terms defined ensure that this work remains the most accurate, authoritative and popular legal dictionary in Australia. This revised edition of the Australian Legal Dictionary showcases evolving areas of law to adequately address market trends, such as the inclusion of elder law, social media, electronic conveyancing and assisted reproduction. It also includes a range of non-legal subject areas, such as business and commerce, reflective of the expanding roles of lawyers.

Features

  • Over 28,000 terms in 100 subject areas
  • Extensive coverage in core legal areas
  • Concise plain English definitions
  • Contributions selected, reviewed and edited by Australian legal experts
  • Legislative and judicial authority supports key definitions
  • Extensive cross-referencing for easy navigation to related terms
  • Phonetic pronunciation of Latin terms
  • Seven appendices of useful information, including the Commonwealth Constitution

Related Titles

Finkelstein & Hamer, Concise Australian Legal Dictionary, 5th edition, 2014
Halsbury’s Laws of Australia
Australian Legal Words and Phrases

  1. Criminal Responsibility
  2. The Elements of Criminal Offending and Liability
  3. Driving Offences
  4. Offences of Dishonesty
  5. Unlawful Homicide
  6. Non Fatal Offences Against the Person
  7. Sexual Offences
  8. Attempts
  9. Liability of Accessories and Joint Principals
  10. Self Defence
  11. Duress and Necessity
  12. Intoxication
  13. Mental Impairment
  14. Introduction to Criminal Procedure
  15. The Role of Police
  16. The Role of the Courts
  17. Post-Conviction Review – The Institution of Mercy

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