LOCATION4th Floor
Call No. K213 .L388 2013
Title Law and language / edited by Michael Freeman and Fiona Smith.
Location Volume/Copy Barcode Status
 4th Floor  K213 .L388 2013    3500501351071V  
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 625 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Current legal issues ; 2011, vol. 15
Current legal issues ; v. 15.
Note Revised papers from a colloquium held in July 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Law and language : an introduction / Michael Freeman and Fiona Smith -- Legal texts and canons of construction : a view from current pragmatic theory / Robyn Carston -- Linguistic meaning and legal truth / Brian H. Bix -- Truth in law / Andrei Marmor -- Language, truth, and law / Andrew Halpin -- Claims of legal authorities and "expression of intention " : the limits of philosophy of language / Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco -- Legal pluralism : a systems theory approach to language, translation, and communication / Richard Nobles and David Schiff -- Frame semantics and the "internal point of view" / Steven L. Winter -- Hart as contextualist? : Theories of interpretation in language and the law / Ross Charnock -- On goodness and genre : talking about virtue in law and literature / Jan-Melissa Schramm -- The Grin's cat : language, law, and literature / Sebastian McEvoy -- Reading and writing the law : Macaulay in India / Michael Hancher -- "Where be his quiddities now"? : Law and language in Hamlet / Eric Heinze -- Stories in law : providing space for "oppositionists"? / Steven Cammiss -- Literal interpretation and English precedent in Joe Ma's Lawyer, lawyer / Marco Wan -- Toward a cognitive science of legal interpretation / Benjamin Shaer -- Do you kick a dog when it's down? : Considering the use of children's video-recorded testimonies in court / June Luchjenbroers and Michelle Aldridge-Waddon -- The power of naming : surnames, children, and spouses / Jonathan Herring -- The role of language in legal contexts : a forensic cross-linguistic viewpoint / Luna Filipovi⣠-- Vagueness and power delegation in law : a rely to Sorensen / Hrafn Asgeirsson -- Plato's fertility clinic : status and identity rhetoric in parenthood disputes / David Gurnham -- Silence, speech, and the paradox of the right to remain silent in American police investigation / Janet Ainsworth -- The consumption of legal language : consuming the law / Anthony Amatrudo -- (Language + Law)² = ? / Catrin Fflur Huws -- MMORPGing, law, and lingo / Kim Barker -- Constructing commercial contracts : no need for violence / Paul S. Davies -- Why are non-US contracts written in US legalese? : Some preliminary thoughts and a research agenda / Claire A. Hill -- The role of parliamentary rhetoric in facilitating the racial effect of stop and search powers in Section 44 of the Terrorism Act of 2000 / Rachel Herron -- Precedent at the Court of Justice of the European Union : the linguistic aspect / Karen McAuliffe -- Law and language(s) at the heart of the European Project : educating different kinds of lawyers / Bénédicte Sage-Fuller, Ferdinand Prinz zur Lippe, and Seán Ó Conaill -- Foreign law in translation : if truth be told ... / Simone Glanert and Pierre Legrand -- First-person perspectives in legal decisions / Lorenz Kaehler -- Deaf people a the Old Bailey from the 18th century onwards / Bencie Woll and Christopher Stone -- Role of the root : proto-Indo-European domination of legal language / Gary Watt -- Necessary violence? : Inscribing the subject of law / Penelope Pether.
Subject Law -- Language -- Congresses.
Added Author Freeman, Michael D. A.
Smith, Fiona (Fiona M)
ISBN 9780199673667
0199673667
OCLC No. or Control No. 831277573