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Mexican Legal Research

This is a brief guide to researching Mexican Law.

Legal Dictionaries

If you need to consult a general Spanish-English dictionary, two choices are Collins and Oxford. Below is a selection of Spanish dictionaries on law and related topics.

  • Contreras & Leutwyler Spanish-English Compendium of Law INTL REF K52.S6 C66 2005
  • Dahl's Law Dictionary: Spanish-English/English-Spanish: an annotated legal dictionary, including authoritative definitions from codes, case law, statutes, and legal writing and legal opinions of attorneys general available in print and through
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  • Dictionary of legal terms : Spanish-English, English-Spanish INTL REF K52.S6 R66 2006
  • McGraw-Hill's Spanish and English Legal Dictionary: Dahl's Abridged Law DictionaryINTL K52.S6 D33 2003