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Law: Dictionaries & encyclopaedias

Using dictionaries and encyclopaedias for law

Begin your search on a legal topic with these secondary sources.  Legal dictionaries will help you define the terms used, and place them in a legal context.  Legal encyclopaedias summarise aspects of the law, giving you an overview and pointing to important legislation and cases (primary sources).

Legal dictionaries

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