K J Aiyar's Judicial Dictionary is a comprehensive source of words and phrases, frequently used in Indian courtrooms, as interpreted by the Supreme Court, High Courts and Tribunals. It often happens that a single word is interpreted in different ways by different courts depending on the context. In such cases, the dictionary presents the various judicial interpretations thereby enhancing the understanding of the novice and the specialist alike.
The 17th Edition has been thoroughly revised and enlarged to present authoritative interpretation of judicially defined words, terms, phrases and maxims. Important words and phrases defined in judgments reported in all major law journals of India have been covered. To add to the general usefulness
- (a) a list of foreign words and phrases in ordinary usage
- (b) a list of foreign legal maxims with their meanings, have been added as appendices.
This dictionary is an essential reference tool for judges, magistrates, legal practitioners, jurists, academics and law students.