Comparative Legal Linguistics: Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas

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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 edition has been fully revised, updated and enlarged. A new chapter on legal Spanish takes into account the increasing importance of the language, and a new section explores the ...

Comparative Legal Linguistics: Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138255593

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Comparative Legal Linguistics: Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas 2013, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781409439325

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