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Author Shuy, Roger W.
Title The language of sexual misconduct cases / Roger W. Shuy.
Published Oxford [UK] ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  KF9325.A52 S55 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 229 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-225) and index.
Contents Introduction -- A brief overview of sexual misconduct law and prosecution -- section 1. Sexual misconduct in the workplace. Fighting off a quid pro quo proposition ; A patient confuses her doctor ; The sheriff who didn't know what hit him ; Even senators get in trouble sometimes -- section 2. Sexual misconduct of an adult with a child. One nightmare leads to another ; Big trouble at a birthday party ; Remembering sexual misconduct ; On climbing into the wrong bed -- Section 3. Sexual misconduct of an adult with another adult. A dinner date that went very wrong ; Unintended but still wanted sex ; A prostitution sting operation -- Section 4. Prosecution and defense tools. Prosecutorial problems in gathering and analyzing evidence ; Using linguistic tools in sexual misconduct cases.
Subject Sex crimes -- United States -- Cases.
Sexual harassment -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases.
Child sexual abuse -- United States -- Cases.
Sex and law -- United States -- Interpretation and construction.
Law -- United States -- Language.
ISBN 9780199926961 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199926964 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 767974652