Forensic Linguistics Products

  • An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics

    Language in Evidence, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Coulthard, Malcolm Coulthard, Alison Johnson, Alison Johnson, David Wright

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge

  • Language and Law

    A resource book for students

    By Alan Durant, Janny HC Leung

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge English Language Introductions

  • A Forensic Linguistic Approach to Legal Disclosures

    ERISA Cash Balance Conversion Cases and the Contextual Dynamics of Deception

    By James Stratman

    This book is a scholarly work of forensic linguistics that demonstrates how the principles of Gricean pragmatics and their recent elaboration in Information Manipulation Theory (IMT) can be of use to courts faced with deciding cases of allegedly fraudulent disclosure documents. The usual goal of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics

    Language in Evidence

    By Malcolm Coulthard, Alison Johnson

    From the accusation of plagiarism in The Da Vinci Code, to the infamous hoaxer in the Yorkshire Ripper case, the use of linguistic evidence in court and the number of linguists called to act as expert witnesses in court trials has increased rapidly in the past fifteen years. An Introduction to…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics

    Edited by Malcolm Coulthard, Alison Johnson

    The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics provides a unique work of reference to the leading ideas, debates, topics, approaches and methodologies in Forensic Linguistics. Forensic Linguistics is the study of language and the law, covering topics from legal language and courtroom discourse to…

    Paperback – 2013-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Language and the Law

    By John Peter Gibbons

    Explains and describes the ways that language use in the legal system can create inequality and disadvantage. It examines the three main areas where the two intersect: the central issue of the language of the law; the disadvantage which language can impose before the law, and forensic linguistics -…

    Paperback – 1994-07-18
    Routledge
    Language In Social Life

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