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Language in the Law

John Gibbons; V Prakasam; K V Tirumalesh and Hemalatha Nagarajan

ISBN 10: 8125026495 / ISBN 13: 9788125026495
Editorial: Orient Longman, 2004
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Contents 1. Taking legal language seriously/John Gibbons. 2. The Indian evidence act 1872 a lexicogrammatical study/V. Prakasam. 3. Legal Japanese viewed through the unfair competition prevention law/Mami Hiraike Okawara. 4. Prone to distortion. Undue reliance on unreliable records in the NSW police service's formal interview model/Philip Hall. 5. Register distinctions and measures of complexity in the language of legal contracts/Eirian Davies. 6. Translating the untranslatable. The impact of cultural constraints on the translation of legal texts/Stefanos Vlachopoulos. 7. The pragmatic power of interpreters in trial testimony/Laura Freedgood. 8. Teaching the language of the law patterns problems and challenges/G.K. Sandhya. This set of eight papers in this volume form part of the proceedings of an international conference on grammar held at the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages Hyderabad Indian in 1999. The book is a record of modes and practices in the use of language within the context of law. The papers not only examine the different situations that arise in legal processes but they also unveil the inherent problems and impact of ambiguity and distortion in the uses of legal language the consequences of cultural constraints on translation of legal texts the power of interpreters in legal testimony and sources of complexity in legal register. Some of the papers deal with the teaching of the language of the law and the comprehension of particular legal norms legal records and legal codes. The book examines the nexus between language and the law in various countries and cultures. 139 pp. N° de ref. de la librería 51387

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Título: Language in the Law

Editorial: Orient Longman

Año de publicación: 2004

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:As New

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The set of 8 papers in this volume form part of the proceedings of an international conference on grammar held at the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad, India in 1999. The book is a record of modes and practices in the use of language within the context of law. The papers not only examine the different situations that arise in legal processes, but they also unveil the inherent problems and impact of ambiguity and distortion in the uses of legal language, the consequences of cultural constraints on translation of legal texts, the power of interpreters in legal testimony and sources of complexity in legal register.

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