Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

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This volume responds to a growing interest in the language of legal settings by situating the study of language and law within contemporary theoretical debates in discourse studies, linguistic anthropology, and sociolinguistics. The chapters in the collection explore many of the common occasions when those acting on behalf of the legal system, such as the police, lawyers and judges, interact with those coming into contact with the legal system, such as suspects and witnesses. However the chapters do this work through the ...

Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law 2013, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199746835

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