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Duhaime's Law Dictionary
http://www.duhaime.org/diction.htm
Researched, written in plain language and provided free of charge by lawyer Lloyd Duhaime.

law.com Law Dictionary
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Law.com's online Real Life Dictionary of the Law.  The easiest-to-read, most user-friendly guide to legal terms.

The 'Lectric Law Library's Legal Lexicon's Lyceum
http://www.lectlaw.com/def.htm
Welcome to what many consider the Net's Best Law Dictionary with Thousands of Definitions & Explanations of Legal Terms, Phrases & Concepts.  A number of the Lexicon's files contain material from Bouvier's Legal Dictionary, a work published in the 1850's.

Legal Words Dictionary
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This small dictionary is designed as a quick point of reference for those wanting a clear explanation of the most common legal terms.

Lawyers.com Glossary
http://www.lawyers.com/lawyers-com/content/glossary/glossary.html
This legal terms law dictionary from Merriam-Webster« includes some 10,000 legal terms, pronunciations and legal definitions. Just type in the word to search the database, or click on a letter to browse all the words in that section.

Jurist Legal Education Network Legal Dictionary
http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/dictionary.htm
JURIST's dictionary of basic U.S. legal terminology focuses on legal procedure; it has been enhanced with hyperlinks to relevant Websites.

Nolo Everybody's Legal Dictionary
http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/wordindex.cfm
Nolo's Shark Talk dictionary is your life-raft in the sea of legal jargon.   Our dictionary contains plain-English definitions for over a thousand legal terms, from the common to the bizarre.  The dictionary is a work in progress; we add new words every month.

International Law Dictionary & Directory
http://august1.com/pubs/dict/index.shtml
The International Law Dictionary & Directory is a listing of definitions of words and phrases used in private and public international law with linked cross-references to related words and phrases.

LawInfo Law Dictionary
http://www.lawinfo.com/lawdictionary/
Plain English definition of common legal terms.

 


 

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