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Language of Courtroom Interaction

  1. Gregory Matoesian

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0629

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Matoesian, G. 2012. Language of Courtroom Interaction. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


The language of courtroom interaction provides an exciting context not only to the study of written and verbal language but also to the analysis of language as a form of copresent communicative practice that integrates language, bodily conduct, and other semiotic resources (see Goodwin, 1994; Manzo, 1996; Matoesian, 2010).


  • discourse analysis;
  • language and social interaction;
  • forensic linguistics;
  • identity;
  • ideology;
  • interactionist language studies