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Random Black Law Dictionary Question

Postby knimmz » Wed Jun 03, 2015 5:36 pm

I've been reading a lot about 0L prep and reading E&Es/Hornbooks and I've seen a lot of students suggest getting the Black Law Dictionary (for school in general and if you're doing prep) and I was wondering if it's the same as Webster's Legal Dictionary?

I have Webster's from a legal research class I took in undergrad so I was just going to use that but if it's not the same or the definitions aren't as accurate I'll just get the other one.


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Re: Random Black Law Dictionary Question

Postby sandwhich » Wed Jun 03, 2015 5:55 pm

FYI it's Black's* Law Dictionary. I only say that because when i first read the thread title I was like "wtf is black law?"

Anyways you don't need to buy it. Just google anything you need and if you can't find it Westlaw has the dictionary online.

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Re: Random Black Law Dictionary Question

Postby iamgeorgebush » Thu Jun 04, 2015 1:44 am


it's on westlaw. i bought the thing but i rarely crack it open. faster just to search westlaw. buy the physical tome only if you want as collector's item.

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Re: Random Black Law Dictionary Question

Postby Mack.Hambleton » Thu Jun 04, 2015 2:47 am

Now this is gunning

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