- hornbook law
See: blackletter lawCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
- hornbook law
n.lawyer lingo for a fundamental and well-accepted legal principle that does not require any further explanation, since a hornbook is a primer of basics.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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hornbook — noun abstract on the law, analysis, analyzation, annotated text, capitulation, capsule, commentary, compendium, condensation, desk book, digest of the law, discourse on the law, dissection, dissertation on the law, encyclopedia, excursus,… … Law dictionary
hornbook — A primer; a book explaining the basics, fundamentals or rudiments of any science or branch of knowledge. The phrase hornbook law is a colloquial designation of the rudiments or general principles of law. Popular reference to a series of textbooks … Black's law dictionary
Hornbook — A hornbook is a book that serves as primer for study. The hornbook originated in England in 1450 (Huey, Edmund Burke). The term has been applied to a few different study materials in different fields. In children s education, in the years before… … Wikipedia
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black letter law — n. An informal term for basic principles of law. See also hornbook law The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. black letter law … Law dictionary
blackletter law — Legal rules that are so well settled that they require little or no legal discourse. Also called hornbook law. Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 … Law dictionary
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