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Westlaw UK: Index of Legal Terms

  • In search box, enter a legal term like: demurrer.  
    • Westlaw UK will search for the term in Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law, Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases, and Osborn’s Concise Law Dictionary.  Westlaw UK also states: "In addition to the dictionaries, the index includes definitions that form part of Westlaw UK's Case, Legislation and Journal documents."

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