Half the battle in learning a new discipline is understanding the jargon. Especially true for law, imhfo*. Did you know that there are specialized dictionaries for just about any field, and that there are many of these available on the Web?
My favorite "go to" site for dictionaries is refdesk.com for a listing of specialized dictionaries. This site has some much more than dictionaries - see my December 12, 2005 posting on it.
Two of my favorites (today) are The Skeptic's Dictionary and The Music Dictionary Online .
(*in my humble feline opinion)
Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
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