Legal terminology textbook

A legal terminology textbook is a textbook that arranges and defines legal words and phrases in groups and by topic, in contrast with a law dictionary, which arranges and defines legal words and phrases individually and in alphabetical order. Thus, it may be more suitable for a student or other person interested in understanding an array of related legal words and phrases.

Such books published in the United States include the following:

Comprehensive legal terminology textbooksEdit

  • Legal Terminology Explained ISBN 0073511846 – in 57 narrative chapters arranged according to a comprehensive outline (Chapter 1, p. 8.), Edward A. Nolfi defines more than 6,000 legal words and phrases. Published as part of the McGraw-Hill Paralegal series.

Selective legal terminology textbooksEdit