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Author Shuy, Roger W., author.
Title The language of bribery cases [electronic resource] / Roger W. Shuy.
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, c2013.
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 Electronic Book  KF9409 .S58 2013eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (viii, 276 p.)
Content Type text
Format online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to the language of bribery -- Bribery : a brief history and background -- The linguistic tools for dealing with bribery -- The crystal-clear bribery events of U.S. Congressmen Ozzie Myers and Richard Kelly -- The aborted bribery event of U.S. Senator Larry Pressler -- The camouflaged bribery events of Businessmen Kenneth McDonald and Milton McGregor -- The bribery event that continued after the target said "no" : the case of U.S. Senator Harrison A. Williams -- The entrapment bribery event of taxpayer Vaughn Sligh -- The business transaction event that morphed into a bribery event : the case of Texas State Legislator Billy Clayton -- The bungled rejection of a bribery event by Nevada Brothel Commissioners John Poli and John McNown -- The coded bribery event of Federal Judge Alcee Hastings -- The manipulated bribery event of Businessman Paul Manziel -- The bribery event that never happened : the case of Businessman Vernon Drabek -- The role of linguistic analysis in bribery cases -- The legal context of bribery language and law.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Bribery -- United States -- Case studies.
Forensic linguistics -- United States.
Misconduct in office -- United States -- Case studies.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Related To Print version: Shuy, Roger W.,. The language of bribery cases. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, c2013. 9780199945139 0199945136 (DLC) 2012038601
ISBN 0199945144 electronic bk.
9780199945146 electronic bk.
9780199945139 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0199945136 (hardcover : alk. paper)