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Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?

Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« on: August 30, 2005, 10:58:01 PM »
Any accurate ones out there?  There's no wireless in my school's classrooms and I want something to search. 


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Re: Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2005, 05:04:41 AM »
You shouldn't have to search during class.  Either look it up prior to class (otherwise known as "preparing") or write/type the term into your notes, highlight it, and make a note to go look it up after class.

Re: Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2005, 07:21:26 AM »
Get over yourself, Jacy.  :P

Re: Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2005, 08:02:44 AM »
Hmm, not that I know of.  That sucks that your classrooms don't have wireless!  I would bring in a pocket version of Black's and have that handy. 

Re: Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2005, 08:11:57 AM »
no ethernet outlets either?

If you have that much, you can use Black's on Westlaw.

Re: Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2005, 09:46:25 AM »
You shouldn't have to search during class.  Either look it up prior to class (otherwise known as "preparing")

wow.  In real life, do people talk to you if they dont have to?  I wouldn't.

can you possibly imagine a scenario where a professor...says a word...that didnt appear in the reading...that you are not sure about?  again, wow.

Thanks to everyone else.  my school seems to block internet in the classrooms.  No idea why...

Re: Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2005, 06:58:11 PM »
Like someone already said, use Black's on Westlaw. It's also nice because you can cut and paste definitions into your notes, outlines, or whatever.

Re: Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2005, 05:40:00 PM »
the westlaw diction ary does not work for me bc... i dont get internet in the classroom.  I was wondering if there is a free downloadable law dictionary.  So that the entire contents are on your hard drive, and thus accessable with or without an internet conection.  You know what, nevermind. Is that really that confusing?

Re: Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2005, 07:03:23 AM »
You know what, nevermind. Is that really that confusing?

It obviously is, fvuckhead. You didnít say that you didnít have the internet in your classrooms, only that you had no wireless. Next time ask the right questions and you might get the right answers.

Loser.

Re: Is there a free downloadable law dictionary?
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2005, 10:45:34 AM »
the westlaw diction ary does not work for me bc... i dont get internet in the classroom.  I was wondering if there is a free downloadable law dictionary.  So that the entire contents are on your hard drive, and thus accessable with or without an internet conection.  You know what, nevermind. Is that really that confusing?

What third world country are you in?