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Oranís Dictionary of the Law

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Author Biography

Mark Tosti was Professorial Lecturer of law at the Washington College of Law of the American University.

Table of Contents

Reading the Definitions
The Basic 50 Words
Where to Go for More Information
Lawyer Talk
Legal Research
How to Use This Appendix
Concepts in the Law
Techniques of Research
Sources of the Law
Computer-Assisted Legal Research
Organization of the Federal Government
Courts of Appeals and U.S
District Courts Map
Civil Lawsuit and Criminal Trial Flowcharts
Research ?Sunshine?
Sources of the Law
National Reporter System
Introduction to a Case in the National Reporter System
Example of How Legal Subjects are Subdivided
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