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Dimensions of forensic linguistics

Author: John Gibbons; M Teresa Turell
Publisher: Amsterdam, NL : John Benjamins Pub., ©2008.
Series: AILA applied linguistics series, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume functions as a guide to the multidisciplinary nature of Forensic Linguistics understood in its broadest sense as the interface between language and the law. It seeks to address the links in this relatively young field between theory, method and data, without neglecting the need for new research questions in the field. Perhaps the most striking feature of this collection is its range, strikingly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dimensions of forensic linguistics.
Amsterdam, NL : John Benjamins Pub., ©2008
(DLC) 2008030303
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Gibbons; M Teresa Turell
ISBN: 9789027205216 9027205213 9789027291158 9027291152 1282104489 9781282104488 9786612104480 6612104481
OCLC Number: 432993253
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 316 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Dimensions of Forensic Linguistics; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Introduction; Part I. The language of the law; The nature of legal language; Language education for law professionals; The language and communication of jury instruction; Policespeak; Legal translation; Part II. The language of the court; Questioning in common law criminal courts; Bilingual courtrooms: In the interests of justice?; The silent witness: Pragmatic and literal interpretations; Language and disadvantage before the law; Interpreting for the minority, interpreting for the power.
Series Title: AILA applied linguistics series, v. 5.
Responsibility: edited by John Gibbons, M. Teresa Turell.

Abstract:

This volume functions as a guide to the multidisciplinary nature of Forensic Linguistics understood in its broadest sense as the interface between language and the law. It seeks to address the links in this relatively young field between theory, method and data, without neglecting the need for new research questions in the field. Perhaps the most striking feature of this collection is its range, strikingly illustrating the multi-dimensionality of Forensic Linguistics. All of the contributions share a preoccupation with the painstaking linguistic work involved, using and interpreting data in a.

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