Legal terminology need not be intimidating or obscure. This is the ideal introduction to the meaning of the core vocabulary which confronts anyone approaching the study of Law for the first time. It includes clear explanations of Latin words and phrases. The 2nd edition has been thoroughly updated and revised throughout.
IAN MCLEOD is Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Stirling, UK. He is the author of Palgrave titles Legal Method, Legal Theory and (with Simon Akey) Studying Law.
Preface to the Second Edition.- Introduction.- The Key Concepts.- Appendix I: Law Reports and Journals.- Appendix II: Extracts from the Interpretation Act 1978.- Appendix III: Extracts from the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.- Index.