New Book: Linguistics!

Oxford handbook of language and lawThe new book, Oxford Handbook of Language and Law edited by Peter M. Tiersma and Lawrence M. Solan (Balcony K213 .O94 2012), provides a look at the interface between linguistics and law.  Through a combination of overview chapters, case studies, and theoretical descriptions, the volume addresses areas such as the history and structure of legal languages, its meaning and interpretation, multilingualism and language rights, courtroom discourse, forensic identification, intellectual property and linguistics, and legal translation and interpretation. (description from publisher)

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