Comparative Legal Linguistics
Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua FrancaseBook - 2013
This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through German, French, Spanish and English. The work will be a valuable resource for students, researchers and practitioners in the areas of legal history and theory, comparative law, semiotics, and linguistics. It will also be of interest to legal translators and terminologists.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2013
Edition: 2nd ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 485 pages)