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2019

Words are Chameleons: The Languages of Law

Words are to a lawyer what mathematics is to a physicist. That being the case, if an observer watched the goings on of, say, the Court of King’s Bench in the 15th century, they might wonder how the legal system could work at all, for they would be hearing words in three languages...Read more >

 

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MARCH 21, 2019

What's new: March 2019

This month five new Quick Reference titles have been added to the site. Find out more >

MARCH 20, 2019

A Dictionary of African Politics

 This new dictionary provides clear and authoritative definitions of terms within the fast-growing field of African Politics. 

MARCH 20, 2019

Words are Chameleons: The Languages of Law

Words are to a lawyer what mathematics is to a physicist. That being the case, if an observer watched the goings on of, say, the Court of King’s Bench in the 15th century, they might wonder how the legal system could work at all, for they would be hearing words in three languages...