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Legal-lay communication : textual travels in the law / edited by Chris Heffer, Frances Rock, and John Conley.

Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, c2013.
Series:
Oxford studies in sociolinguistics.
Oxford studies in sociolinguistics
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 332 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Communication in law -- Philosophy.
Law -- Language.
Communication in law enforcement.
Sociological jurisprudence.
Law -- Codification -- Social aspects.
Contents:
Textual travel in legal-lay communication / Frances Rock, Chris Heffer and John Conley
The transformation of discourse in emergency calls to the police / Mark Garner and Edward Johnson
From legislation to the courts: providing safe passage for legal texts through the challenges of a police interview / Georgina Heydon
'Every link in the chain': the police interview as textual intersection / Frances Rock
Theatrics in the courtroom: the intertextual construction of legal cases / Katrijn Maryns
Talk and text in the criminal law process / Martha Komter
Embedding police interviews in the prosecution case in the Shipman trial / Alison Johnson
Tracing the crime narratives within the Palmer trial (1856): from the lawyer's opening speeches to the judge's summing up / Dawn Archer
Post-penetration rape and the decontextualization of witness testimony / Susan Ehrlich
Communication and magic: authorized voice, legal-linguistic habitus and the recontextualization of "beyond reasonable doubt" / Chris Heffer
Troubling the legal-lay distinction: litigant briefs, oral argument, and a public hearing
About same-sex marriage / Karen Tracy and Erica Delgadillo
The discourse of DNA: giving informed consent to genetic research / John Conley, Jean Cadigan, Arlene Davis, Allison Dobson, Erin Edwards, Wendell Fortson and Robert Mitchell
Travelling texts: the legal-lay interface in the highway code / Bethan Davies
The journey beyond legitimacy: moving forward from what we know about rape / Shonna Trinch
Travelled texts / John Conley, Chris Heffer, Frances Rock.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Heffer, Chris.
Rock, Frances, 1974-
Conley, John M.
ISBN:
9780199746842 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0199746842 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780199746835 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0199746834 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
815043916
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