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Sociolinguists and lawyers will find insight and relevance in this account of the language of the courtroom, as exemplified in the criminal trial of O.J. Simpson. The trial is examined as the site of linguistic power and persuasion, focusing on the role of language in (re)presenting and (re)constructing the crime. In addition to the trial transcripts, the book draws on Simpson's post-arrest interview, media reports and post-trial interviews with jurors..
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|Item Weight:||0.94 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.75 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.94 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.98 x 0.82 x 0.82 inches|
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By Oxford University Press
ean: 9780199354832, isbn: 9780199354832,
The Language of Murder Cases describes fifteen court cases for which Roger W. Shuy served as an expert language witness. Investigations and trials in ...