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Is there a layman's dictionary of legal terminology?

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"Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary" is available online for free at Nolo.com. The dictionary is also available for purchase as a downloadable e-book or as a paperback.

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"Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary" contains concise definitions of over 3,800 legal terms, definitions of legal standards, and a copy of the Constitution of the United States of America and its amendments. The dictionary references U.S. Supreme Court decisions with summaries of the cases and contains a guide for readers wanting to find more information on a legal term or court case. The text provides pronunciation guides for difficult or uncommon words. The law-related quotes and trivia throughout the text help readers apply the legal terms to real-world situations.

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