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Secondary Legal Resources: Legal Dictionaries

A collection of online secondary legal research resources.

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Nolo Press, the publisher of a number of self-help legal resources, maintains an free online legal dictionary and encyclopedia. The dictionary is helpful for defining specific legal terms while the encyclopedia is contains in-depth articles about broader topics.

If you have access to Westlaw or Lexis, both have an easily searchable law dictionaries in their databases.

Resource Key

 - University of Utah students, faculty and staff only. Off-campus access may be available for students, faculty and staff. Resource available to public patrons at University of Utah libraries.
 - S.J. Quinney College of law students, faculty & staff only. 
 - Resource requires password (please ask a reference librarian to log you in).
Links without one of these keys are free and available to everyone.

Legal Dictionaries

Legal Encyclopedias

Marriott Library Eccles Library Quinney Law Library