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History of Forensic Linguistics

  1. Susan Blackwell

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0508

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Blackwell, S. 2012. History of Forensic Linguistics. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Forensic linguistics (FL) is a relatively young discipline compared with other branches of applied linguistics.


  • 20th century;
  • 21st century;
  • discourse analysis;
  • expert evidence;
  • forensic linguistics;
  • language and law