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Legal Abbreviations and Law Dictionaries

 Cardiff Index to Legal abbreviations
This site offers abbreviations for law report series, journals and some statutes. Searching is by title or abbreviation.The Index is under continuous development with new abbreviations and titles being added on a regular basis.


Claassen's Dictionary of Legal Words and Phrases  (LexisNexis)

Merriam-Webster's Law Dictionary: Legal Terms in Plain English

Search more than 10,000 legal words and phrases for clear definitions written in plain language. An easy-to-understand guide to the language of law from the dictionary experts at Merriam-Webster.

The Law Dictionary by includes over 23,000 legal terms, abbreviations and maxims.

WEX is the Legal Information Institute's free legal dictionary and encyclopedia.

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Online reference sources

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