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  • Legal Translation Explainedby Enrique Alcaraz; Brian Hughes; Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of legal English, the genres of legal translation, and... more...

  • Comparative Law, Engaging Translationby Simone Glanert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • The Legal Doctrines of the Rule of Law and the Legal State (Rechtsstaat)by James R. Silkenat; James E. Hickey Jr.; Peter D. Barenboim

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book explores the development of both the civil law conception of the Legal State and the common law conception of the Rule of Law. It examines the philosophical and historical background of both concepts, as well as the problem of the interrelation between the two doctrines. The book brings together twenty-five leading scholars from around the... more...

  • Language and the Lawby John Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Explains and describes the ways that language use in the legal system can create inequality and disadvantage. It examines the three main areas where the two intersect: the central issue of the language of the law; the disadvantage which language can impose before the law, and forensic linguistics - the use of linguistic evidence in legal processes.... more...

  • Adjudication in Actionby Baudouin Dupret

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 139.95

    A rich, praxeological study that engages with 'living law' as it unfolds in context and in action to develop a fuller understanding of what law is, Adjudication in Action engages with Wittgenstein's later thought along with recent developments in ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, to explore people's orientation around and... more...

  • Diversity and Tolerance in Socio-Legal Contextsby Anne Wagner; Vijay K. Bhatia

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 139.95

    This book explores how the various disciplines of law and linguistics can help us understand the nature of 'Diversity and Tolerance' – both oral and written – and how it might be clarified to avoid fear, and conflicts. It presents and examines recent research and theories at national level and on the international scene. more...

  • Transparency, Power, and Controlby Vijay K. Bhatia; Christoph A. Hafner; Lindsay Miller; Anne Wagner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    This book brings together academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines from more than twenty countries to reflect on the growing importance of issues such as social order, liberty and individual freedom in our international community. Contributors explore these issues from a range of perspectives as well as legal contexts. The collection... more...

  • Linguistik rechtlicher Normgeneseby Friedemann Vogel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    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 of legal textual... more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby R. Hoekstra

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 160.00

    The JURIX conferences are an established international forum for academics, practitioners, government and industry to present and discuss advanced research at the interface between law and computer science. Subjects addressed in this book cover all aspects of this diverse field: theoretical ? focused on a better understanding of argumentation, reasoning,... more...

  • Reading Modern Lawby Ruth Buchanan; Stewart Motha; Sundhya Pahuja

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to encompass what has not been pre-figured by an order of rules. The key question this dynamic of law raises is how legal... more...