LexisNexis Concise Australian Legal Dictionary, 6th edition
An indispensable and authoritative reference work containing over 11,000 defined terms in more than 100 subject areas.
General Editors: Ray Finkelstein and David Hamer
Specialist Area Editors: Rod Howie and Samantha Hepburn
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This 6th Edition of the LexisNexis Concise Australian Legal Dictionary, reviewed, updated and expanded by a large team of legal experts from across Australia, features succinct plain English definitions, supported by judicial and legislative authority, to provide a key point of reference for practitioners, students and the general reader. The scope, relevance and currency of the terms defined ensure that this work remains the most accurate, authoritative and popular legal dictionary in Australia.
• Over 11,000 terms in more than 100 subject areas
• Extensive coverage in core legal areas
• Concise plain English definitions
• Contributions selected, reviewed and edited by Australian legal experts
• Legislative and judicial authority supports key definitions
• Extensive cross-referencing for easy navigation to related terms
• Phonetic pronunciation of Latin terms
• Appendices of useful information, including the Commonwealth Constitution
• Encyclopaedic Australian Legal Dictionary - online
• Australian Legal Words and Phrases - online
• Finkelstein & Hamer, LexisNexis Australian Legal Dictionary, 2nd ed, 2016 • Bott & Talbot-Stokes, Nemes & Coss’ Effective Legal Research, 7th ed, 2018
• Stuhmcke, LexisNexis Guide: Legal Referencing, 5th ed, 2019