law book

What is law book?

law book meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A general term for any book or set of books in which legal opinions (case law) or government statutes and regulations are published, for example, a court reporter. Law books are traditionally bound in distinctive style, with neutral covers and contrasting red, yellow, green, blue, and/or black panels and gold lettering on the spine (see these examples). In libraries, they are cataloged as continuing resources and usually shelved in the reference section. The term is sometimes used in the sense of any reference work concerning the law, for example, Black’s Law Dictionary. See also: casebook.


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