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Legal Dictionaries

Black's Law Dictionary

"Well-known enough that it is recognizable simply by the name of its long-deceased creator, Black's is the most widely used law dictionary in the United States today. . . . [I]t has become the predominant American law dictionary." Sarah Yates, Black's Law Dictionary: The Making of an American Standard, 103 Law Libr. J. 175, 175 (2011).

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Black's Law Dictionary
Available on the library's Westlaw computers. From the All Content tab, select Secondary Sources > Black's Law Dictionary (located in the Tools & Resources box on the right)

11th (2019) edition. Can search by dictionary term or definition text. Can also exclude terms from the search.