A guide for students seeking to decipher legal and general abbreviations and acronyms. This resource, while not comprehensive, provides a listing of the more important, current and relevant materials available in this subject area.
Provides a thorough listing of abbreviations used in legal encyclopedias, law dictionaries, law reporters, loose-leaf services, law reviews, legal treatises, legal reference books and citators. Covers primarily United States legal materials.
Most entries are from the UK and Ireland, the Commonwealth and the US, however, the index includes many countries from the EC, the remainder of Europe, Africa, Asia, and South America. The country of origin, if not England or the UK, is indicated unless it is obvious from the title.
This dictionary is divided into different language and/or country sections. It is designed to enable the reader of foreign law and legal literature to ascertain the precise meaning of abbreviations and acronyms as they appear in the material which he or she is studying. In addition, the set has been further expanded with the inclusion of abbreviations by subject.