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Working in language and law : a German perspective

Author: Hannes Kniffka
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
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"Working in Language and Law: A German Perspective is a detailed account of the forensic linguistic work done by the author in the last 35 years. It provides exemplary insights into an ever-expanding field of expert testimony focusing on the situation in Germany since the 1970s. Covering all major areas of the field, including the problems and caveats of each, it outlines future tasks and developments. Of special  Read more...
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Kniffka, Hannes.
Working in language and law.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)607800850
Online version:
Kniffka, Hannes.
Working in language and law.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)607862792
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hannes Kniffka
ISBN: 9780230551428 0230551424
OCLC Number: 137325198
Description: xv, 291 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Forensic linguistics : its relatives and neighbors : an interdisciplinary perspective --
The linguist as an expert witness in German courts : a view from the 1970s --
Status and tasks of forensic linguistic authorship analysis --
Shibboleths as data of linguistic behavior --
Libel, linguists, and litigation in Germany --
A heuristic author and writer/typist-taxonomy --
The system and diagnostic potential of orthographic data in forensic linguistic authorship attribution --
Orthographic data in forensic linguistic authorship analysis --
Language and law : some needs --
Outlook.
Responsibility: Hannes Kniffka.
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