Chapter 11. Language and the Law

  1. Alan Davies and
  2. Catherine Elder
  1. John Gibbons

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757000.ch11

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Gibbons, J. (2004) Language and the Law, in The Handbook of Applied Linguistics (eds A. Davies and C. Elder), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757000.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631228998

Online ISBN: 9780470757000

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Keywords:

  • law;
  • institution;
  • legislation;
  • problem;
  • interpretation

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Legal Language

  • Teaching the Language of the Law

  • Legal Interpreting and Translation

  • Language Legislation

  • Linguistic Evidence

  • Conclusions