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  • 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...

  • Legal Lexicographyby Dr Máirtín Mac Aodha; Professor Vijay K Bhatia; Ms Anne Wagner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume seeks to bridge this gap in legal literature by bringing together contributions from ten jurisdictions from leading experts in the field. The work addresses... 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...

  • 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...

  • Language and the Lawby John Peter 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...

  • Lawyers Making Meaningby Jan Broekman; Larry Catà Backer

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 89.95

    This book present a structure for understanding and exploring the semiotic character of law and law systems. It provides the basis of how to read, construct and apply modern law and offers new insights into the sign-character of law and society. 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...

  • »Abwägung«.by Friedrich Müller; Philippe Mastronardi

    Duncker & Humblot 2014; US$ 54.17

    Abwägung ist für Gerechtigkeit zentral: Justitias Waage hat zwei Schalen, um Vorschriften, Interessen,Werte auszutarieren. Diese Aufgabe kann in der Praxis des Alltags bei jedem Arbeitsschritt auftauchen. Abwägung darf aber, anders als in älteren Lehren und Praktiken, rationale Konkretisierung nicht ersetzen wollen. Doch auch die neuere Doktrin von... more...

  • The Legal Doctrines of the Rule of Law and the Legal State (Rechtsstaat)by James E. Hickey Jr.

    Springer International Publishing 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...

  • 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...