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Language plays an essential role both in creating law and in governing its implementation. Providing an accessible and comprehensive introduction to this subject, Language and Law: describes the different registers and genres that make up spoken and written legal language and how they develop over time; analyses real-life examples drawn from court cases from different parts of the world, illustrating the varieties of English used in the courtroom by speakers occupying different roles; addresses the challenges presented to ...

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    • Title: Language and Law by Alan Durant; Janny Hc Leung
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Print ISBN: 9781138025578, 1138025577
    • eText ISBN: 9781315436234
    • Edition: 2016 1st edition
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