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Handbuch Sprache im Recht

[Handbook of Language in Law]

Ed. by Felder, Ekkehard / Vogel, Friedemann

Series:Handbücher Sprachwissen (HSW) 12

    179,95 € / $206.99 / £163.50*

    Publication Date:
    May 2017
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    • A compendium of legal linguistics
    • Language and law in the context of judiciary, legislature, executive, legal science, forensics, and lay-expert relations
    • A reference work and introduction for linguists and scholars of the law and social sciences

    Aims and Scope

    The Handbook of Language in Law documents the textual and communicative processes of setting standards in the law. Its focus is on the legal explication of meaning, as examined from the perspectives of the courts, the legislature, the executive, and legal science. For the first time, it provides linguists, legal scholars, and social scientists with an introductory compendium on the theory, empiricism, and methodology of legal linguistics.


    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    xix, 570 pages
    Type of Publication:
    Reference Work
    Forensic Linguistics; Legal Linguistics; Language and the Law
    Academics (Linguistics, Legal Studies, Social Sciences), Institutes

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    Ekkehard Felder, Heidelberg University, Germany; Friedemann Vogel, Freiburg University, Germany.

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