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BUS 18 - Business Law

This guide is intended as a resource to help students in the Business Law course. It will cover online resources, APA citation, and legal citation to help students complete their final project.

Understanding Legal Documents

Legal documents can be difficult to understand. Lawyers and judges use their own kind of language to communicate with each other that is commonly referred to as Legal English. It is different from regular spoken English because it aims to make things as clear as possible. While it is often intimidating to read at first, it is important to get a basic understanding of Legal English in order to be able to read and understand laws and regulations as they are written. 

To the right are some resources which can help you navigate Legal English in the United States. 

Legal Dictionaries