Updated with 1,000 essential new terms--from "whistleblower" to "bailout"
The first book of its kind when it was orginally published in 1980, Burton's Legal Thesaurus has become a staple for everyone in the legal profession. Addressing the newest concepts before the nation's highest courts, the fifth edition celebrates 35 years of this one-of-a-kind law reference tool. With 11,000 critical-to-know legal terms, synonyms, definitions, and parts of speech, Burton's is essential for:
PRAISE FOR PREVIOUS EDITIONS OF BURTON'S LEGAL THESAURUS
"A tool to strengthen the lawyer's vocabulary and improve the precision of legal writing." -- Maryland Bar Journal
"Given the popularity of plain language laws, the Legal Thesaurus could be just the book to own." -- United States Law Week
"The legal profession should find this volume valuable in using the exact word to convey the meaning intended." -- New York State Bar Journal
"It is through the use of such a tool as the Legal Thesaurus that one may find the precise term to fit the nuances of a particular situation." -- William O. Douglas, Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-1975