Winner of the Australian Educational Publishing Award for: Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Teaching and Learning 2010
The Australian Law Dictionary is the best reference for those who want familiarity with, and knowledge of, Australian legal terms. Clear, relevant and well-pitched definitions explain the meaning of Australian legal terms and for those interested in contextualising these terms further and exploring legal concepts in more depth, more information and detailed in-text cross references are provided. With a focus on the Priestley 11, the Australian Law Dictionary has been built from the ground up and ‘mapped’ around 25 key legal subject areas to ensure comprehensive coverage of core legal content. This holistic approach to the development of the dictionary means readers are provided with a scaffold on to which to attach their knowledge. They are encouraged to learn the meaning of a particular term; link it with any related concepts; and to locate it within the larger body of law.