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Courtroom Discourse as Verbal Performance
Language: en
Pages: 91
Authors: Seth William Wood
Categories: Electronic dissertations
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

Individual events within courtroom discourse, such as lawyer-witness interactions have been studied extensively, particularly within a framework of powerful vs. powerless language (Adelsward, 1987; Archer, 2006; Bogoch, 2000; Eades, 2010; Fuller, 1993; Gnisci & Bakeman, 2007; Hobbs, 2007; Keating, 2009; Penman, 1990; Philips, 1984; Roberts, 1990). However, this thesis will
Exploring Courtroom Discourse
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Ms Anne Wagner, Professor Le Cheng
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-28 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

This volume presents a combination of practical, empirical research data and theoretical reflection to provide a comparative view of language and discourse in the courtroom. The work explores how the various disciplines of law and linguistics can help us understand the nature of "Power and Control" - both oral and
Polish vs. American Courtroom Discourse
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: G. Bednarek
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-29 - Publisher: Springer

Polish vs. American Courtroom Discourse brings together the fields of discourse analysis and socio-legal studies to identify, illustrate and explain the cross-cultural similarities and disparities between the inquisitorial and adversarial procedures of witness examination in criminal trials.
Language and Law
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Alan Durant, Janny HC Leung
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-08 - Publisher: Routledge

Language plays an essential role both in creating law and in governing its implementation. Providing an accessible and comprehensive introduction to this subject, Language and Law: describes the different registers and genres that make up spoken and written legal language and how they develop over time; analyses real-life examples drawn
Verbal Aspect in Discourse
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Nils B. Thelin
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

In the light of growing insights into the universal temporal-semantic nature of aspectual distinctions, today's aspectology has broadened its attention from restrictedly event-defining functions of aspect on the sentence level towards its primary perspectival functions on the discourse/situation level. Hereby it attempts to relate these functions to each other in