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The Language and Uses of Rights
By University Press Of America
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ean: 9780819194053, isbn: 0819194050,

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This book is a contribution to current discussions in Jurisprudence or Philosophy of Law. The meaning and role of rights in society, legal discourse and judicial decision making is a topic that is the subject of much contemporary controversy. The author examines the various forms of rights discourse as language usages. The Language and Uses of Rights offers a vision of law as an activity engaged in by a variety of players, including judges, advocates for plaintiff and defendant, law reformers,


Language and Communication in Mental Retardation: Development, Processes, and intervention (Topics in Applied Psycholinguistics Series)
By Psychology Press
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Research on language and communication development and intervention in persons with mental retardation has been conducted at a fast and furious pace during the last two decades. Past attempts to summarize this research have been rather restricted, focusing on a single, narrowly defined substantive domain such as lexical development, or of a single etiology such as Down Syndrome. This volume, in contrast, presents a critical, integrative review of research and theory on language development and


Practical Reason in Law and Morality (Law, State, and Practical Reason)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199693467, isbn: 0199693463,

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The concept of practical reason is central to contemporary thought on ethics and the philosophy of law - acting well means acting for good reasons. Explaining this requires several stages. How do reasons relate to actions at all, as incentives and in explanations? What are values, how do they relate to human nature, and how do they enter practical reasoning? How do the concepts of 'right and wrong' fit in, and in what way do they involve questions of mutual trust among human beings? How does


Exploring Communication Law: A Socratic Approach
By Routledge
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Exploring Communication Law, Second Edition, provides an overview of the law as it pertains to print, broadcast, and online journalism, as well as non-journalistic forms of expression. It begins by introducing students to the First Amendment in a general sense, then explores how the principles of free speech are applied in various circumstances, such as political speech, sexual expression, and K-12 and college campuses. The text also explains the fundamentals of media law in areas such as


Philosophical Foundations of Language in the Law (Philosophical Foundations of Law)
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This collection brings together the best contemporary philosophical work in the area of intersection between philosophy of language and the law. Some of the contributors are philosophers of language who are interested in applying advances in philosophy of language to legal issues, and some of the participants are philosophers of law who are interested in applying insights and theories from philosophy of language to their work on the nature of law and legal interpretation. By making this body of




Translation Issues in Language and Law
By Frances Olsen
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Contributions from world-class specialists in Europe and the USA provide an overview of the major linguistic and legal issues arising in legal translation..


Language and Culture in EU Law: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Law, Language and Communication)
By Routledge
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Written by distinguished legal and linguistic scholars and practitioners from the EU institutions, the contributions in this volume provide multidisciplinary perspectives on the vital role of language and culture as key forces shaping the dynamics of EU law. The broad spectrum of topics sheds light on major Europeanization processes at work: the gradual creation of a neutralized EU legal language with uniform concepts, for example, in the DCFR and CESL, and the emergence of a European legal


Just Words, Second Edition: Law, Language, and Power (Chicago Series in Law and Society)
By John M Conley
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Is it ''just words'' when a lawyer cross-examines a rape victim in the hopes of getting her to admit an interest in her attacker? Is it ''just words'' when the Supreme Court hands down a decision or when business people draw up a contract? In tackling the question of how an abstract entity exerts concrete power, Just Words focuses on what has become the central issue in law and language research: what language reveals about the nature of legal power. Conley and O'Barr show how the microdynamics


Language and the Law: With a Foreword by Roger W. Shuy
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This comprehensive introduction to Language and the Law looks at the common areas of interaction between linguistics and the legal process. Each chapter presents a language issue or problem relevant to the law. This is then examined using excerpts from cases where judges in their decisions have had to confront that particular issue. Professor Schane considers each issue both from the legal point of view and from a linguistic point of view, to show how each are relevant to each other. Issues


Legal Persuasion: A Rhetorical Approach to the Science (Law, Language and Communication)
By Routledge
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This book develops a central theme: legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. This concept of making connections inspired the authors to take a rhetorical approach to the science of legal persuasion. That singular approach resulted in the integration of research from cognitive science with classical and contemporary rhetorical theory, and the application of these two disciplines to the real-life practice of persuasion. The combination of rhetorical analysis and


An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics: Language in Evidence
By imusti
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An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics: Language in Evidence has established itself as the essential textbook written by leading authorities in this expanding field. The second edition of this bestselling textbook begins with a new introduction and continues in two parts. Part One deals with the language of the legal process, and begins with a substantial new chapter exploring key theoretical and methodological approaches. In four updated chapters it goes on to cover the language of the law,


Painless Police Report Writing: An English Guide for Criminal Justice Professionals (3rd Edition)
By Pearson
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With an emphasis on relevance, this book tailors English instruction to the needs of police training and law enforcement. Taking a building block approach, the first five chapters present English grammar and the last two chapters are devoted to the police report writing process. Each chapter includes practice and review exercises that are taken from the field and assignment material that is geared to law enforcement interests. This edition features sample reports, sample forms and “war


Causation and Responsibility: An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics
By Michael S Moore
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The concept of causation is fundamental to ascribing moral and legal responsibility for events. Yet the relationship between causation and responsibility remains unclear. What precisely is the connection between the concept of causation used in attributing responsibility and the accounts of causal relations offered in the philosophy of science and metaphysics? How much of what we call causal responsibility is in truth defined by non-causal factors? Causation and Responsibility argues that much


Narrative and Metaphor in the Law
By Cambridge University Press
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It has long been recognized that court trials, both criminal and civil, in the common law system, operate around pairs of competing narratives told by opposing advocates. In recent years, however, it has increasingly been argued that narrative flows in many directions and through every form of legal theory and practice. Interest in the part played by metaphor in the law, including metaphors for the law, and for many standard concepts in legal practice, has also been strong, though research


Deliberative Democracy and the Institutions of Judicial Review
By Zurn Christopher F
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ean: 9780521119801, isbn: 0521119804,

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In this book, Christopher F. Zurn shows why a normative theory of deliberative democratic constitutionalism yields the best understanding of the legitimacy of constitutional review. He further argues that this function should be institutionalized in a complex, multi-location structure including not only independent constitutional courts but also legislative and executive self-review that would enable interbranch constitutional dialogue and constitutional amendment through deliberative civic


Law and the Unconscious: A Legendre Reader (Language, Discourse, Society)
By Palgrave Macmillan
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sku: 2684950, ean: 9780333629949, isbn: 0333629949,

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Law and the Unconscious is the first work of the French legal philosopher Pierre Legendre to appear in English. Trained as a lawyer, a historian and a psychoanalyst, the work of Pierre Legendre has consistently confronted law with the teaching and methods of psychoanalysis. The present collection of essays addresses a fascinating and diverse set of themes including the doctrinal regulation of tears, dance and law, the desire for the absolute, the war of texts, and the power of images..


The Idea of Property: Its Meaning and Power (Law)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199254187, isbn: 0199254184,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
This book examines the central issue in property theory, as it intersects with law: what property is, as an idea, and the power that claimed individual property rights should have against competing public goals. Drawing upon areas as diverse as land use, the body as property, personal information as property, cultural property, and state redistributive claims, the author shows that there are deep reasons for property's protective power, or lack of it, in these and other cases..




Entextualizing Domestic Violence: Language Ideology and Violence Against Women in the Anglo-American Hearsay Principle (Oxford Studies in Language and Law)
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 9780190225834, ean: 9780190225834, isbn: 0190225831,

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Language ideology is a concept developed in linguistic anthropology to explain the ways in which ideas about the definition and functions of language can become linked with social discourses and identities. In Entextualizing Domestic Violence, Jennifer Andrus demonstrates how language ideologies that are circulated in the Anglo-American law of evidence draw on and create indexical links to social discourses, affecting speakers whose utterances are used as evidence in legal situations. Andrus



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