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  • "Recht ist Streit"by Jing Li

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    Using linguistic instruments this work sets out to give a transparent description of the text-supported and discourse-based legal dispute in the process of reaching a legal judgement. It examines a corpus of authentic texts originating from six related legal cases in Germany, identifying distinct speech act patterns and the specific action... more...

  • Adjudication in Actionby Professor Baudouin Dupret; Dr Dave Francis; Dr Stephen Hester; Dr Andrew Carlin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Adjudication in Action describes the moral dimension of judicial activities and the judicial approach to questions of morality, observing the contextualized deployment of various practices and the activities of diverse people who, in different capacities, find themselves involved with institutional judicial space. Exploring the manner in which the... more...

  • Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translationby Hanem El-Farahaty

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translation provides a groundbreaking investigation of the issues found in legal translation between Arabic and English. Drawing on a contrastive-comparative approach, it analyses parallel authentic legal documents in both Arabic and English to examine the features of legal discourse in both languages and uncover the... more...

  • Argumentation Methods for Artificial Intelligence in Lawby Douglas Walton

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 209.00

    During a recent visit to China to give an invited lecture on legal argumentation I was asked a question about conventional opinion in western countries. If legal r- soning is thought to be important by those both inside and outside the legal prof- sion, why does there appear to be so little attention given to the study of legal logic? This was a hard... more...

  • The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translationby Dr King Kui Sin; Ms Anne Wagner; Professor Le Cheng; Professor Vijay K Bhatia

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This volume investigates advances in the field of legal translation both from a theoretical and practical perspective, with professional and academic insights from leading experts in the field. Part I of the collection focuses on the exploration of legal translatability from a theoretical angle. Covering fundamental issues such as equivalence in legal... more...

  • Authoritiesby Nicole Roughan

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 109.99

    The interaction between state, transnational and international law is overlapping and often conflicting. Yet despite this messiness and multiplicity, law still creates obligations for its subjects. Despite its plurality, law still claims some kind of authority. The implications of this plurality of law can be troubling. It generates uncertainty for... more...

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translationby Simone Glanert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French law in the English language to foreign exchange students.... more...

  • Comparative Legal Linguisticsby Professor Heikki E S Mattila

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through German, French, Spanish and English. This second... more...

  • Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courtsby Michal Bobek

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 89.99

    The last two decades have witnessed an exponential growth in debates on the use of foreign law by courts. Different labels have been attached to the same phenomenon: judges drawing inspiration from outside of their national legal systems for solving purely domestic disputes. By doing so, the judges are said to engage in cross-border judicial dialogues.... more...

  • Demystifying Legal Reasoningby Larry Alexander; Emily Sherwin

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    This book defends the proposition that there are no special forms of reasoning peculiar to law. more...