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Law

Dictionaries

  • Wex.  Legal Information Institute.  Cornell Law School.  Free legal dictionary and legal encyclopedia.
  • Legal Dictionary. The Free Dictionary by Farlex.  Primary sources are West's Encyclopedia of American Law and The People's Dictionary.
  • FindLaw Legal Dictionary.  FindLaw.  Free access to over 8260 definitions of legal terms.  Provides browse and search options.
  • Legal Dictionary. Law.com.  Provides browse and search options and ability to find all definitions that include a specific term.
  • Black's Law Dictionary. 2011.  Holland and Terrell Libraries Reference KF 156 B53 2011
  • Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary. 2009.  Holland and Terrell Libraries Reference KF 156 N654 2009
  • Dictionary of Public International Law. 2018.  Holland and Terrell Libraries Reference KZ 1161 D64 2018
  • Black's Law Dictionary: Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern. 1990.  Holland and Terrell Libraries KF 156 B53 1990

Encyclopedias

  • American Jurisprudence. 2d.  Available via Nexis Uni. WSU Only Access.  Open Menu pull-down; select All Sources; enter title in Search Within Sources search box.
  • West's Encyclopedia of American Law.  2005. Holland and Terrell Libraries Reference KF 154 W47 2005
  • Encyclopedia of the First Amendment. 2009.  Holland and Terrell Libraries Reference KF 4770 E53 2009
  • Wex.  Legal Information Institute.  Cornell Law School.  Free legal dictionary and legal encyclopedia.
  • Nolo's Legal Topics.  Nolo.  Free articles on everyday legal topics.  Arranged alphabetically by broad topic.  Browsable.

Other Resources

  • Landmark Supreme Court Cases: The Most Influential Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States. 2004.  Holland and Terrell Libraries Reference KF 8742 H37 2004
  • Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations.  1993.  Holland and Terrell Libraries KF 159 S53 1993
  • Legal Writing in Plain English: A Text With Exercises. 2013.  Holland and Terrell Libraries KF 250 G373 2013
  • Academic Legal Writing: Law Review Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Review.  2016.  Holland and Terrell Libraries KF 2450 V65 2016
  • The Five Types of Legal Argument.  2014. Holland and Terrell Libraries KF 380 H84 2014

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