Legal Maxims on Westlaw

June 24, 2009

A Legal Maxim is an established principle or proposition.Black’s law dictionary 8th Edition in print and online contains an Appendix listing legal maxims. To pull up the list of legal maxims online, run a terms & connectors search for: appendix-b

Keep in mind that a search for a legal maxim may come up as Appendix-B if the term does not have its own entry in Blacks.