Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Sep 27, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LING 2223 - Language and the Law

(SBA-AS, ETM-AS)      
Fall. 4 credits. Student option grading.

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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