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  • Legal Lexicographyby Máirtín Mac Aodha

    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 bridges this gap by bringing together contributions from ten jurisdictions from leading experts in the field. The work addresses aspects of legal lexicography,... more...

  • The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translationby Le Cheng; King Kui Sin; Anne Wagner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This collection investigates the latest advances in the field of legal translation and provides an invaluable reference volume for all academics and practitioners in the field. The authors offer philosophical, rhetorical, terminological and lexicographical perspectives and explore a range of topics from both theoretical and practical positions. Multiple... 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Language in the Negotiation of Justiceby Christopher Williams; Girolamo Tessuto

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    This book explores the ways language is used by the professional legal community for the communication of its main business - the negotiation of justice - in today’s globalized world. The volume addresses three main aspects of language use in the negotiation of justice. Beginning with the legal contexts of litigation, arbitration and mediation,... more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby K.D. Ashley

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 160.00

    In the same way that it has become part of all our lives, computer technology is now integral to the work of the legal profession. The JURIX Foundation has been organizing annual international conferences in the area of computer science and law since 1988, and continues to support cutting-edge research and applications at the interface between law... more...

  • Von der Spezifikation zum Schlussby Lothar Philipps; Rainhard Z. Bengez

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 46.74

    Regeln sind ein integraler Bestandteil der sozialen und technischen Lebenswelt des Menschen. Durch sie wird der Umfang der Komplexität der Interaktion auf ein erträgliches ökonomisches Maß reduziert. Regeln sind zeitgebunden und zeitlos; fair und gerecht für alle können sie aber nie sein. Der Sammelband erörtert die Frage: Was ist die Natur der Regeln? more...