Courses of Study 2016-2017 
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Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LING 2223 - [Language and the Law]

Spring. Next offered 2017-2018. 3 credits.

M. Diesing.

This course addresses topics including origins of legal language, linguistics in the courtroom, plagiarism, and language rights. It introduces areas of linguistics such as syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics which explicate a wide range of legal matters where both spoken and written language come to fore.

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