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New Millennium Law Dictionary [Kindle Edition]

Dave Simon
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Book Description

The New Millennium Law Dictionary provides meticulously-researched, plain English definitions of thousands of legal terms. Designed for lawyers and lay people alike, the dictionary was written by a practicing attorney and contains the latest, up-to-date meanings of legal jargon we encounter in everyday transactions. Curious what "free alongside" means? Wonder what's involved in "fee simple" real estate ownership? Confused by Latin terms like ""animo" and "et uxor?"  Get the New Millennium Law Dictionary and learn the meanings of these and thousands of other elusive legal terms.


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About the Author

Dave Simon is a writer and practicing lawyer based in Southern California. With a diverse range of interests including sustainable consumption, word etymology and usage, and success strategies for law school and legal exams, he has written several legal reference books and the New Millennium Law Dictionary. His forthcoming book, Meatonomics, explores the strange economics of food production and is scheduled for release in 2013. Dave received his B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and his law degree from the University of Southern California. An avid animal lover, he shares his home with two cats, a rabbit and a tortoise.

Product Details

  • File Size: 544 KB
  • Print Length: 198 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1477565051
  • Publisher: Seedling Press (April 10, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007T86YK6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #459,789 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Include this resouce in your reference library April 29, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Dave Simon has constructed a terrific resource that should be helpful to lay persons and professionals alike. Easy to access and compact, its the tool to reach for when legal terminology must be clarified. Great price, too.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Must Have for Every Lawyer! April 29, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
As a lawyer I find this dictionary to be a great resource. All the legal terms you need right at your fingertips, in an easy-to-find format, and at such a reasonable price. I also intend to purchase a copy for my daughter who is in law school, it will be perfect for her as it would be for any law student. If your a lawyer this is a must have resource!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
By max
Format:Kindle Edition
I don't do a lot of reviewing. I bought this book because one from one of our interns had it and I just liked the simplicity and the way it is laid out. I keep it open on my computer (I have it as a pdf.) Also the fact that it is almost free should be a major selling point.
David Simon ( i am assuming he is the same guy) also had (has) a simple book about taking law exams that helped me gain about 15% on every test I took in law school. This was a long time ago so it may not be the same author, but if you are a student you should see if you can find a copy of it.
You should buy it, don't worry, it's worth the three bucks.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My new quick reference! April 14, 2012
By David H
Format:Kindle Edition
Just the facts ... Short and to the point ... Just what I need ... If you need a quick, easy to understand legal reference, this will do nicely. Worth the $.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The New Millennium Law Dictionary by David Simon April 12, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
As a "non-lawyer" I find this distionary very easy to use. I downloaded it on my laptop and passed it on to my daughter-in-law to review. She works as a Financial Planner at Fischer Investments and has occasions to interprete documents that contain law terminology. It will make her job easier. It is good to have everything in one place and easy to retrieve when needed.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Life saver April 11, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
I down loaded this dictionary and have used it many times as I am going over legal papers and don't understand a word.I would normally refer to my lawyer to answer my questions but now using this dictionary I am able to figure out the stuff I was confused by.This is very easy to use , I even installed one on my home computor.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value! May 14, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Who doesn't want to know what all those Latin references mean in lawyer lingo? This is a great little lexicon of law speak for non-lawyers and the price is a definite bargain. Quid pro quo!
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5.0 out of 5 stars For Lawyers and Laypersons Alike May 4, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
I'm not a lawyer, but consider myself to be a savvy layperson. There are often times in my day-to-day dealings with personal business matters, or in assisting family members with theirs, that I find myself referring to Dave Simon's New Millennium Law Dictionary to ensure my accuracy in legal terminology. I appreciate the fact that the volume is thorough, yet concise, enabling me to navigate it easily. Law dictionaries can be daunting, but this one is inviting. Sometimes I actually find myself continuing to peruse entries on a page after I've already gotten the information I was seeking, just for the sake of further interest. And occasionally I stumble upon an amusing tidbit, such as the "Cattle Rustling" entry. I guess even in today's world, the crime of stealing cattle still warrants a place in the legal lexicon. I like the fact that this book is saved as a pdf file on my computer, so it is readily at my fingertips when I most often need it - while I'm working on my computer!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for amateurs
I don't know much about the law, so I downloaded this book so I could look up a few legal terms. Its perfect. Easy to understand and easy to use.
Published 25 days ago by Carolyn Howard
1.0 out of 5 stars Law dictionary is a misnomer.
A very poor law dictionary. Very poor definitions. If you are a law student, don't buy this book because you'll be wasting your money. I wish I could get my money back. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Birdman
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding Book
I cannot tell you how impressed I have been with this book. I love it very bit of what I have learned with it.

Thank you so very much,

Naida
Published 14 months ago by Naida Disla
4.0 out of 5 stars Good little legal book
Good cheap book. Will answer most legal definitions without a problem. Good desk reference book.
This review requires five more words.
Published 19 months ago by William
2.0 out of 5 stars Its not blacks
I was hoping this would be similar to Blacks law dictionary. Not quite. Its easy to nav through and had helped I'm my paralegal studies somIe but not what I was looking for. Read more
Published 21 months ago by Pen Name
5.0 out of 5 stars Great law dictionary.
This book is a no-nonsense, fast and complete reference. A good value, that is worthy of a spot in your library.
Published on May 2, 2012 by SCN
5.0 out of 5 stars Save Money, Save Time, Save Wrangling
The explanations and definitions in the New Millennium Law Dictionary are clear and concise. The best use of the dictionary for a practicing lawyer would be to use it to explain to... Read more
Published on April 22, 2012 by Julie Jaffe
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David Robinson Simon is a lawyer and advocate for sustainable consumption. He works as general counsel for a healthcare company and serves on the board of the APRL Fund, a non-profit dedicated to protecting animals. David received his B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and his J.D. from the University of Southern California. He is also the author of New Millennium Law Dictionary, a full-length legal dictionary. He lives in Southern California with his partner, artist Tania Marie, and their rabbit, tortoise, and two cats.


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