Encycopedias and Dictionaries provide an overview of a topic. Once you've established an understanding of your topic, move on to scholarly journal articles, government reports, and statistical sources.
Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.
A Dictionary of Law Enforcement is the only dictionary available with a primary focus on UK law enforcement terms. Succinct and practical in its approach, it contains over 3,400 entries covering ever aspect of this diverse field, including terms related to law, pathology, forensic medicine,accountancy, insurance, shipping, commerce and trade, criminology, and psychology.