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Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases

Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases
11th Edition
ISBN:  9780414114739
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
General Editor:Daniel Greenberg
Publication Date:  23 Jun 2023
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Hardback
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First published in 1890, Stroud is long established as the foremost dictionary of the English law as it has been interpreted by the courts and in statutory material. In three volumes, Stroud is a comprehensive and indispensable tool for the practitioner and a unique source for the researcher, providing quick access to exact, authoritative meanings.

Stroud's Judicial Dictionary remains the starting point for research into the meaning of all words and phrases that come to be used in a legal context. Unlike Jowitt's Dictionary of English Law, which provides an authoritative definition of technical legal concepts, Stroud records how any expression that happens to occur in a legal document or be referred to for a legal purpose has been construed by the courts or defined in legislation.

New to this edition:

  • Full coverage of judicial decisions since the last edition
  • Selected statutory definitions since the last edition
  • Special attention to newly defined technology terms
  • Additions to long-standing “always speaking” defined terms
  • Extensive coverage of devolved law material

Niche words but when you need a legal definition where else would you go?

Anthropogenic emissions
Carbon leakage
Fair deal transfer
Falsified human medicine
Glue trap
Haymaker (in fighting)
Nuclear project
Online marketplace
Organic recycling
Period products
Piling hammer
Polygraph examination
Post-consumer plastic
Pyrotechnic effect
Street cruising
Thermal energy
Ticket touting
Umbrella co-ownership scheme

Long-standing sagas on core words where you mustn't miss the latest developments

Habitual residence
Open space
User damages

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