P Ramanatha Aiyar’s Major Law Lexicon, a new title based on the Advanced Law Lexicon is an encyclopaedic work and an essential reference for every law library. The book has been extensively researched, and has over 1,35,000 entries and more than 8,50,000 references. The present edition includes wideranging updates of legislative and judicial definitions from 26 High Courts. It also includes a collection of Latin terms, Legal Maxims, Historical/Archival words, definitions from standard legal textbooks, European legal terms, and Indian regional terms. Judicial definitions are sourced from about a hundred years of Indian case law through National and State law journals. All aspects and areas of law are covered including important current topics under IPRs, Cyber Law, and International Law. We have ensured that this Lexicon accomplishes the true functions of a legal dictionary. It is intended to supply a key to the great works in Indian jurisprudence, and to serve as an aid to the use of those works, and to define and explain the various meanings,which are or have been attached to them in our legal literature.

Key Features:-

  • The present encyclopaedic edition incorporates definitions of legal words and phrases covering 135,0
  • Not only has each word been defined as to its exact meaning but, wherever necessary, the more impor
  • Incorporates numerous words which are current in various States, which have acquired a quasi-technic
  • Many terms of public law are defined herein as also those which are commonly used in the sphere of
  • A considerable collection of the terms in other systems of law, especially English and American, ha
  • Another feature of this Lexicon will be found in the illustrative and explanatory quotations from ju

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Author(s)P Ramanatha Aiyar
PublisherLexis Nexis
Publish YearJanuary 2010