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Dictionaries and encylopaedias

Legal dictionaries explain legal words and phrases as legally defined by legislation and case law. Legal dictionaries are used to find preliminary information, synonyms and identify the area of law. They may also identify key primary resources.

Legal encyclopaedias provide brief descriptions on all areas of Australian law. Legal encyclopaedias are used to introduce a topic of law and builds knowledge. They may also identify key primary resources.

Dictionaries

Encyclopaedias

Key International encyclopaedias