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Solan, Lawrence M.

  1. Nicci MacLeod

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1092

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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MacLeod, N. 2012. Solan, Lawrence M.. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Lawrence M. Solan (1952– ) is Don Forchelli Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, and well known for his contributions to the field of language and law with his books The Language of Judges (1993) and Speaking of Crime: The Language of Criminal Justice with Peter Tiersma (Solan & Tiersma, 2005), as well as numerous scholarly articles.


  • semantics;
  • syntax;
  • forensic linguistics