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Title The Oxford handbook of language and law / edited by Peter M. Tiersma and Lawrence M. Solan.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  K213 .O94 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xxi, 642 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Oxford handbooks in linguistics
Oxford handbooks in linguistics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [573]-628) and index.
Contents Introduction / Lawrence M. Solan and Peter M. Tiersma -- Pt. I. Legal language -- A history of the languages of law / Peter M. Tiersma -- Legal vocabulary / Heikki E. S. Mattila -- The grammar and structure of legal texts / Risto Hiltunen -- Text and genre / Maurizio Gotti -- The plain language movement / Mark Adler -- Pt. II. The interpretation of legal texts -- Linguistic issues in statutory interpretation / Lawrence M. Solan -- Contract formation as a speech act / Sanford Schane -- Constitutional interpretation / Robert W. Bennett -- Ambiguity and vagueness in legal interpretation / Ralf Poscher -- Legal interpretation and the philosophy of language / Brian H. Bix -- Pt. III. Multilingualism and translation -- Bilingual interpretation rules as a component of language rights in Canada / Michel Bastarache -- Word meaning and the problem of a globalized legal order / Jan Engberg -- Challenges to the legal translator / Susan Sar̆cević -- Language and law in the European Union : the multilingual jurisprudence of the ECJ / Karen McAuliffe -- FIfty years of multilingual interpretation in the European Union / Cornelis J. W. Baaij -- Pt. IV. Language rights -- Linguistic human rights / Tove Skutnabb-Kangas -- Language policy in the United States / Peter M. Tiersma -- Legal rights of linguistic minorities in the European Union / Durk Gorter and Jasone Cenoz -- Investigating the language situation in Africa / Tunde Olusola Opeibi -- Pt. V. Language and criminal law -- The meaning of silence in the right to remain silent / Janet Ainsworth -- Potential impact of juvenile suspects' linguistic abilities on Miranda understanding and appreciation / Naomi E. S. Goldstein ... [et al.] -- The caution in England and Wales / Frances Rock -- The language of consent in police encounters / Janice Nadler and J. D. Trout -- The language of crime / Peter M. Tiersma and Lawrence M. Solan -- Interrogation through pragmatic implication : sticking to the letter of the law while violating its intent / Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo -- Pt. VI. Courtroom discourse -- Discourse in the US courtroom / Gail Stygall -- Courtroom discourse in Japan's new judicial order / Mami Hiraike Okawara -- Courtroom discourse in China / Meizhen Liao -- The language of criminal trials in an inquisitorial system : the case of the Netherlands / Martha L. Komter and Marijke Malsch -- Linguistic issues in courtroom interpretation / Susan Berk-Seligson -- Instructing the jury / Nancy S. Marder -- Pt. VII. Intellectual property -- Using linguistics in trademark cases / Roger W. Shuy -- Language and copyright / Ronald R. Butters -- The psycholinguistic basis of distinctiveness in trademark law / Syûgo Hotta and Masahiro Fujita -- Pt. VIII. Identification of authorship and deception -- Author identification in the forensic setting / Carole E. Chaski -- Corpus linguistics in authorship identification / Krzysztof Kredens and Malcolm Coulthard -- Detecting plagiarism / David Woolls -- Pt. IX. Speaker indentification -- Language analysis for determination of origin : objective evidence for refugee status determination / Peter L. Patrick -- Factors affecting lay persons' identification of speakers / A. Daniel Yarmey -- Forensic speaker comparison : a linguistic-acoustic perspective / Paul Foulkes and Peter French.
Subject Law -- Language -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Related Names Tiersma, Peter Meijes.
Solan, Lawrence, 1952-
ISBN 9780199572120 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199572127 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 780439644