ISBN-10:
0631212477
ISBN-13:
9780631212478
Pub. Date:
02/10/2003
Publisher:
Wiley
Forensic Linguistics: An Introduction to Language in the Justice System / Edition 1

Forensic Linguistics: An Introduction to Language in the Justice System / Edition 1

by John Gibbons

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631212478
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/10/2003
Series: Language in Society Series
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

John Gibbons teaches in the Department of English Language and Literature at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is author of Code Mixing and Code Choice (1987), editor of Language and the Law (1994), and co-editor of Learning, Keeping, and Using Language (1991). He is President of the International Association of Forensic Linguists, and is on the board of the International Journal of Applied Linguistics, Forensic Linguistics and Discurso y Sociedad.

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Preface.

Examples and Conventions.

1. Introduction: The Law And Language.

2. Literacy And The Law.

3. The Pursuit Of Precision.

4. Interaction And Power.

5. Telling The Story.

6. Communication Issues In The Legal System.

7. Language And Disadvantage Before The Law.

8. Bridging The Gap.

9. Law On Language.

10. Linguistic Evidence.

References.

Index of Legal Cases and Legislation.

Index.

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