Black’s Law Dictionary Available on Westlaw
Black’s Law Dictionary, founded by Henry Campbell Black, is the preeminent law dictionary in the United States.
The first edition of Black’s was published in 1891. Up to the 6th edition, Black’s gave case citations for the term cited. The 8th edition introduced a unique system of perpetually updated case citations and cross-references to legal encyclopedias. The 9th edition was published in 2009 and the 10th will be coming out this month. To find current or past editions of Black’s, consult the Law Library’s catalog. You can also access Black’s on Westlaw.