Burtons Legal Thesaurus 5th Edition Over 10 000 Synonyms Terms and Expressions Specifically Related to the Legal Profession

Author: William Burton
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071818810
Release Date: 2013-09-26
Genre: Business & Economics

"The fifth edition of the classic, go-to reference for everyone in the profession of law . Updated with 1,000 essential new terms--from "Super PAC" to "same sex marriage"The first book of its kind when it was first published in 1980, Burton's has become a staple among lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and anyone else in law. Now, this fifth edition celebrates 35 years of this one-of-a-kind law reference tool, a field where the precision and accuracy of language is vital.William C. Burton, Esq. is a partner in the international law firm of D'Amato & Lynch and a former NY State Assistant Attorney General and Assistant Special Prosecutor"--

The Legal Secretary s Guide

Author: Ann Cheyne
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199268401
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Business & Economics

"A good legal secretary is one of the most valuable assets in any legal office and this book, written as a practical guide, will enable them to approach their work with increased confidence. Of particular assistance will be the numerous completed specimen forms and documents. These examples are invaluable reference sources, indicating the best way of filling in such forms. As well as covering most areas of law, this book identifies the people who work in the law and the structure of the courts. It contains a useful glossary, a section on etiquette, and a helpful list of addresses, telephone numbers, and web addresses. There is also a guest chapter on finding a job which has been written by Zarak Legal, a leading London recruitment consultant firm. A 'test yourself' section at the end of most chapters acts as an ideal study aid for beginners to monitor progress, or as a desktop reference for the more experienced legal secretary."--BOOK JACKET.

West s legal thesaurus dictionary

Author: William P. Statsky
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: STANFORD:36105043855951
Release Date: 1985-01
Genre: Business & Economics

A complete reference for legal writers and researchers, this book offers synonyms, antonyms and pronunciation guides for legal words and terms. And it covers how to use the legal phrase in a sentence.

International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science

Author: John Feather
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134513208
Release Date: 2003-09-02
Genre: Reference

The International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science was published to widespread acclaim in 1996, and has become the major reference work in the field. This eagerly awaited new edition has been fully revised and updated to take full account of the many and radical changes which have taken place since the Encyclopedia was originally conceived. With nearly 600 entries, written by a global team of over 150 contributors, the subject matter ranges from mobile library services provided by camel and donkey transport to search engines, portals and the World Wide Web. The new edition retains the successful structure of the first with an alphabetical organization providing the basic framework of a coherent collection of connected entries. Conceptual entries explore and explicate all the major issues, theories and activities in information and library science, such as the economics of information and information management. A wholly new entry on information systems, and enhanced entries on the information professions and the information society, are key features of this new edition. Topical entries deal with more specific subjects, such as collections management and information services for ethnic minorities. New or completely revised entries include a group of entries on information law, and a collection of entries on the Internet and the World Wide Web.

The AMA Handbook of Business Writing

Author: Kevin Wilson
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814415894
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Business & Economics

With examples and cross-references throughout, the monumental, easy-access AMA Handbook of Business Writing is an indispensable desktop reference for every business professional. --Book Jacket.

201 Killer Cover Letters CD ROM edition

Author: Sandra Podesta
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071424997
Release Date: 2003-03-22
Genre: Business & Economics

201 Killer Cover Letters provides job seekers with an unbeatable competitive edge by arming them with surefire sample letters for every job-hunting situation. This edition of the bestselling guide includes the latest job-search techniques, tips for transferring job skills across industries, and ways to use the cover letter to anticipate and overcome "objectionable items or gaps in employment." Building on the success of the computer disk edition, the CD-ROM edition contains ready-to-download templates of all 201 letters, for CD-ROM-compatible computers, making it easier than ever for readers to tailor cover letters to specific situations.

The Official LSAT SuperPrep

Author: Law School Admission Council
Publisher:
ISBN: 0979305063
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

SuperPrep is our most comprehensive LSAT preparation book. It includes: 3 complete PrepTests a guide to LSAT logic explanations for every item in all 3 tests (Feb. 2000, Feb. 1999, Feb. 1996) sample Comparative Reading questions and explanations

Introduction to Paralegalism Perspectives Problems and Skills

Author: William P. Statsky
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285449050
Release Date: 2015-03-26
Genre: Law

Master the hands-on skills you'll need to succeed in a modern law office with INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGALISM, 8e. Ten critical skills are covered in the book: identifying legal issues, breaking rules into elements,applying rules to facts interviewing clients, investigating facts, digesting discovery documents, providing litigation assistance, researching the law, drafting documents, and representing clients at administrative agencies where authorized by law.Packed with real-life insights and real-world examples,the text helps you understand the ethical guidelines that lawyers and paralegals must follow and covers the efforts underway to regulate the profession in legislatures, courts, bar associations, and paralegal associations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Encyclopedia of Swearing

Author: Geoffrey Hughes
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765629548
Release Date: 2006-05-23
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This is the only encyclopedia and social history of swearing and foul language in the English-speaking world. It covers the various social dynamics that generate swearing, foul language, and insults in the entire range of the English language. While the emphasis is on American and British English, the different major global varieties, such as Australian, Canadian, South African, and Caribbean English are also covered. A-Z entries cover the full range of swearing and foul language in English, including fascinating details on the history and origins of each term and the social context in which it found expression. Categories include blasphemy, obscenity, profanity, the categorization of women and races, and modal varieties, such as the ritual insults of Renaissance flyting and modern sounding or playing the dozens. Entries cover the historical dimension of the language, from Anglo-Saxon heroic oaths and the surprising power of medieval profanity, to the strict censorship of the Renaissance and the vibrant, modern language of the streets. Social factors, such as stereotyping, xenophobia, and the dynamics of ethnic slurs, as well as age and gender differences in swearing are also addressed, along with the major taboo words and the complex and changing nature of religious, sexual, and racial taboos.

Releasing Your Potential

Author: Myles Munroe
Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
ISBN: 9780768498851
Release Date: 2011-07-28
Genre: Religion

Here is a complete, integrated, principles-centered approach to releasing the awesome potential trapped within you. If you are frustrated by your dreams, ideas, and visions, this book will show you a step-by-step pathway to releasing your potential and igniting the wheels of purpose and productivity.

A Critical Handbook of Children s Literature

Author: Rebecca J. Lukens
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788153204
Release Date: 1998-03
Genre:

A Critical Handbook of Children's Literature, Ninth Edition, gives future teachers, practicing teachers, librarians, and parents many examples of quality children's literature to guide them in choosing the best books for the classroom, library, or home. The Handbook analyzes children's books that showcase positive examples of the literary elements, formats, and genres that are the focus in the field of children's literature. The books are noteworthy children's books, from classics to favorites to just-published titles, all selected as thought-provoking, important, or motivating choices. The authors suggest that readers examine the Handbook and then apply the literary concepts to additional reading from today's ever-expanding selection of children's books.

True Tales from Another Mexico

Author: Sam Quinones
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 0826322964
Release Date: 2001
Genre: History

Stories of life in modern Mexico reveals the spirit, drama, and humor of surviving daily life in and around Mexico's system of political, economic, and social organizations.