Dictionary of Mexican Legal Terminology

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The online edition of the Dictionary of Mexican Legal Terminology (Spanish-English) offers more than 22,897 terms, which the author updates periodically. This is the third edition of the Dictionary, which was first published in print in 1999, and a second edition also in print in 2011, and contains multiple proposals in English and brief explanations of words, terms, phrases, and legal concepts of the Mexican legal system to help translate them into the usual language of United States law.



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About the author

Javier F. Becerra studied law at the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City and graduated on June 6, 1967. Undertook postgraduate studies in England, in the field of comparative law, at Cambridge University and as a member of Trinity College. Worked for more than 40 years with the Mexico City law firm of Messrs. Basham, Ringe y Correa, first as an associate and then as a partner; for several years was a member of the firm’s management committee and, from 2000 through 2003, was its managing partner.



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