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  • Dimensions of Forensic Linguisticsby John Gibbons; M. Teresa Turell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00

    The negative connotations of plagiarism as an illegal appropriation of ideas are based on the concept of Intellectual Property. Although Intellectual Property Laws in most countries around the world are specific as to the characterisation of plagiarism as an offence, the extent of plagiarism litigation varies enormously and this variation has a lot... more...

  • Semiotics of International Lawby Evandro Menezes de Carvalho

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 199.00

    This book highlights the active role of language in diplomatic negotiations and in interpreting international law by analyzing the decision-making process and the legal discourse adopted by the WTO?s Appellate Body. more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby R.G.F. Winkels

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 160.00

    The 23rd edition of the JURIX conference was held in the United Kingdom from the 15th till the 17th of December and was hosted by the University of Liverpool. This year submissions came from 18 countries covering all five continents. These proceedings contain thirteen full and nine short papers that were selected for presentation. As usual they cover... more...

  • Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systemsby Vijay K. Bhatia; Christopher N. Candlin; Jan Engberg

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 60.00

    This book is a unique attempt to bring together some of the well-established scholars and practitioners from the fields of legal linguistics, legal translation, law, English for Academic and Professional Purposes, and arbitration practice to provide some understanding of the question. more...

  • Rethinking Law as Processby James MacLean

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • "Recht ist Streit"by Jing Li

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 157.19

    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...

  • Families, Care-giving and Paid Workby Grace James; Nicole Busby

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This unique selection of chapters brings together researchers from a variety of academic disciplines to explore aspects of law's engagement with working families. It connects academic debate with policy proposals through an integrated set of approaches and perspectives. Families, Care-giving and Paid Work offers an original approach to a very topical... more...

  • It is Hereby Performed...by Dennis Kurzon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

    This book deals with speech acts, especially performatives, that are regarded as ?operative? in legal discourse. After a detailed exposition of speech act theory in relation to legislative texts, the author discusses the legal document as a communicative act; potential speech acts and delegated legislation; wills, the marriage ceremony and statutes... more...

  • Linguistik rechtlicher Normgeneseby Friedemann Vogel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.43

    The analysis of legal texts in the context of legislation is a previously unexplored field of research. Consequently, this study examines the formation of legal norms using the example of the ?online search?. Taking over 1000 texts as reference material, the study illuminates the discourse actors, the semantic struggles and the process... more...

  • Recht als Textby Dietrich Busse

    De Gruyter 1992; US$ 145.96

    Recht ALS Text: Linguistische Untersuchungen Zur Arbeit Mit Sprache in Einer Gesellschaftlichen Institution. more...