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Black's Law Dictionary

The most widely cited law book in the world, the new 10th edition of Black's Law Dictionary is a must-have for legal bookshelves

Black's Law Dictionary, 10th edition

For more than a century, Black's Law Dictionary has been the gold standard for the language of law. Today, it's the most widely cited law book in the world. By Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner, the world's leading legal lexicographer, the 10th edition is the most authoritative, comprehensive law dictionary ever published.

Black's Law Dictionary, Pocket Edition, 5th

Black's Law Dictionary, Pocket Edition is the top-selling paperback law dictionary for good reason. With more than 19,000 definitions from the industry-standard Black's Law Dictionary 10th, it is an essential reference tool for legal terms in a compact format.

Black's Law Dictionary app

Access more than 50,000 legal definitions online or offline with the Black's Law Dictionary, 10th mobile app.

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History of Black's Law Dictionary

  • Founded by Henry Campbell Black
  • First edition published in 1891 by West Publishing Company
  • In 1990, the Centennial Edition prefaced the first mention of online legal search through Westlaw
  • In 1999, Bryan A. Garner became editor in chief of the seventh edition, marking dramatic updates to prior work