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Law and language

Author: Michael D A Freeman; Fiona Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Current legal issues, v. 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Law and Language, the latest volume in the Current Legal Issues series, contains a broad range of essays by scholars interested in the interactions between law and language. This volume examines the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D A Freeman; Fiona Smith
ISBN: 9780199673667 0199673667
OCLC Number: 831277573
Notes: Revised papers from a colloquium held in July 2011.
Description: xii, 625 ; 25 cm.
Contents: Law and language : an introduction / Michael Freeman and Fiona Smith --
Legal texts and canons of construction : a view from current pragmatic theory / Robyn Carston --
Linguistic meaning and legal truth / Brian H. Bix --
Truth in law / Andrei Marmor --
Language, truth, and law / Andrew Halpin --
Claims of legal authorities and "expression of intention " : the limits of philosophy of language / Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco --
Legal pluralism : a systems theory approach to language, translation, and communication / Richard Nobles and David Schiff --
Frame semantics and the "internal point of view" / Steven L. Winter --
Hart as contextualist? : Theories of interpretation in language and the law / Ross Charnock --
On goodness and genre : talking about virtue in law and literature / Jan-Melissa Schramm --
The Grin's cat : language, law, and literature / Sebastian McEvoy --
Reading and writing the law : Macaulay in India / Michael Hancher --
"Where be his quiddities now"? : Law and language in Hamlet / Eric Heinze --
Stories in law : providing space for "oppositionists"? / Steven Cammiss --
Literal interpretation and English precedent in Joe Ma's Lawyer, lawyer / Marco Wan --
Toward a cognitive science of legal interpretation / Benjamin Shaer --
Do you kick a dog when it's down? : Considering the use of children's video-recorded testimonies in court / June Luchjenbroers and Michelle Aldridge-Waddon --
The power of naming : surnames, children, and spouses / Jonathan Herring --
The role of language in legal contexts : a forensic cross-linguistic viewpoint / Luna Filipović --
Vagueness and power delegation in law : a rely to Sorensen / Hrafn Asgeirsson --
Plato's fertility clinic : status and identity rhetoric in parenthood disputes / David Gurnham --
Silence, speech, and the paradox of the right to remain silent in American police investigation / Janet Ainsworth --
The consumption of legal language : consuming the law / Anthony Amatrudo --
(Language + Law)² =? / Catrin Fflur Huws --
MMORPGing, law, and lingo / Kim Barker --
Constructing commercial contracts : no need for violence / Paul S. Davies --
Why are non-US contracts written in US legalese? : Some preliminary thoughts and a research agenda / Claire A. Hill --
The role of parliamentary rhetoric in facilitating the racial effect of stop and search powers in Section 44 of the Terrorism Act of 2000 / Rachel Herron --
Precedent at the Court of Justice of the European Union : the linguistic aspect / Karen McAuliffe --
Law and language(s) at the heart of the European Project : educating different kinds of lawyers / Bénédicte Sage-Fuller, Ferdinand Prinz zur Lippe, and Seán Ó Conaill --
Foreign law in translation : if truth be told ... / Simone Glanert and Pierre Legrand --
First-person perspectives in legal decisions / Lorenz Kaehler --
Deaf people a the Old Bailey from the 18th century onwards / Bencie Woll and Christopher Stone --
Role of the root : proto-Indo-European domination of legal language / Gary Watt --
Necessary violence? : Inscribing the subject of law / Penelope Pether.
Series Title: Current legal issues, v. 15.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Freeman and Fiona Smith.
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