Linguistics 412:

Language and Law (4.0 units)

Linguistic principles which bear on the interpretation of government statutes and the litigation of legal disputes. Speech act theory; ambiguity; courtroom discourse; contracts and advertisements; jury instructions; the Plain Language Movement.
    SectionSessionTypeTimeDaysRegisteredInstructorLocationSyllabusInfo
    38807R001Lecture12:30-1:50pmTue, Thu
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