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Language Crimes : The Use and Abuse of Language Evidence in the Courtroom
by Shuy


Overview - "Language Crimes" tells the story of some of the remarkable cases in which linguist Roger Shuy has served as an expert witness. These cases covered criminal acts such as solicitation to murder, bribery, threatening extortion, and perjury, all of which use language as a medium.  Read more...

 
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Overview
"Language Crimes" tells the story of some of the remarkable cases in which linguist Roger Shuy has served as an expert witness. These cases covered criminal acts such as solicitation to murder, bribery, threatening extortion, and perjury, all of which use language as a medium. These intriguing stories show the power of the study of language to assist the courts to achieve justice.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780631201533
  • ISBN-10: 063120153X
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
  • Publish Date: May 1996
  • Page Count: 208
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6.14 x 0.56 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.78 pounds

Series: Language Library

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Books > Law > Evidence
Books > Law > Forensic Science
Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics - General

 
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