The only authoritative, fully bilingual abridged legal dictionary
McGraw-Hill's Spanish and English Legal Dictionary is a practical, multicultural reference that defines hundreds of core terms in business law, civil and criminal law, constitutional law, family law, labor law, procedural law, liability, probate, property law, and international trade agreements. From Abatable nuisance to Zoning laws and from Abandono del servicio (Dereliction of service) to Zutano (John Doe), Henry Saint Dahl deals with core subjects in detail, explaining terms with reference to statute and case law and enabling an understanding of the different legal systems.
This unique dictionary features an extensive collection of authoritative encyclopedic entries, including citations of constitutions, judgments, official reports, opinions from attorneys general, as well as civil, penal, procedural, and commercial codes from the United States, Spain, and Spanish-speaking nations worldwide. It also includes legal writing by specialists from several countries. At the end there are master lists of key entries by subject matter to allow quick access to areas of specific interest.
Compact and concise, this useful tool is designed to help all those who need an understanding of legal issues across the Spanish-English linguistic and cultural divide.
Henry Saint Dahl is an attorney admitted to practice in New York, Texas, Washington, D.C., Buenos Aires and Madrid. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Tamera Boudreau is an attorney admitted to practice in Texas and before the Federal Courts of Puerto Rico.