1. Introduction to Secondary Sources

2. Textbooks

3. Legal Encyclopedias

4. Government Documents

5. Legal Dictionaries

Secondary Sources – Legal Dictionaries

The most popular Canadian legal dictionaries are:

Another commonly used legal dictionary is Black's Law Dictionary, 8th ed., [KF 156 .B53 2004].

There is also a wide variety of online dictionaries and reference pages.

A photo of the word "Legal" in the dictionary. It can be found at: http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/HazardousWaste/EWaste/images/legalese.jpg