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Translation Issues in Language and Law

By Frances E. Olsen (Edited by), R. Alexander Lorz (Edited by), D. Stein

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Format: Hardcover, 239 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 April 2009
With contributions from world-class specialists this first book-length work looks at translation issues in forensic linguistics, where accuracy and cultural understandings play a prominent part in the legal process.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Forensic Translation: Practical Issues and their Theoretical Underpinnings; D.Stein PART I: LANGUAGE AND DIFFERENT LAW CULTURES Legal Cultures - Legal Languages; U.Kischel Language as a Barrier to Comparative Law; O.Brand Statutory Interpretation in the EU: The Augustinian Approach; L.M.Solan Globalising Trends in Legal Discourse; M.Gotti The Status and Position of Legal Translation: A Chapter in the Discursive Construction of Societies; J.Lambert PART II: HANDLING LEGAL DISCOURSE IN THE MODERN WORLD Translation at the Court of Justice of The European Communities; K.McAuliffe Drafting Or Translation - Production Of Multilingual Legal Texts; A.Doczekalska Legal Translation in Canada. The Genius of Legal Language(S); L.Beaudoin PART III: CONCRETE PROBLEMS IN LEGAL TRANSLATION Pitfalls of English as a Contract Language; V.Triebel Isomorphism And Anisomorphism in the Translation of Legal Texts; E.Alcaraz-Varo Translation as a Dynamic Model in the Development of the Burundi Constitution(s); J-B.Bigirimana References Index

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ENRIQUE ALCARAZ-VARA" (d. 2009) University of Alicante, Spain LOUIS BEAUDOIN University of Sherbrooke, Canada JEAN-BAPTIST BIGIRIMANA University of Leuven, Belgium OLIVER BRAND is Lecturer at the University of Munster, Germany AGNIESZKA DOCZEKALSKA University of Florence, Italy MAURIZIO GOTTI University of Bergamo, Italy UWE KISCHEL is attorney-at-law (New York), Mercator Professor of Public Law, European Law and Comparative Law (Northeastern Europe), Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Germany JOSAe LAMBERT University of Leuven, Belgium KAREN MCAULIFFE School of Law, University of Exeter, UK LAWRENCE M. SOLAN is Don Forchelli Professor of Law, Director, Center for the Study of Law, Language and Cognition, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Brooklyn Law School, USA VOLKER TRIEBEL is a partner at Lovells in Dusseldorf, Germany

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ENRIQUE ALCARAZ-VARO (d. 2009) University of Alicante, Spain LOUIS BEAUDOIN University of Sherbrooke, Canada JEAN-BAPTIST BIGIRIMANA University of Leuven, Belgium OLIVER BRAND is Lecturer at the University of Munster, Germany AGNIESZKA DOCZEKALSKA University of Florence, Italy MAURIZIO GOTTI University of Bergamo, Italy UWE KISCHEL is attorney-at-law (New York), Mercator Professor of Public Law, European Law and Comparative Law (Northeastern Europe), Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Germany JOSE LAMBERT University of Leuven, Belgium KAREN MCAULIFFE School of Law, University of Exeter, UK LAWRENCE M. SOLAN is Don Forchelli Professor of Law, Director, Center for the Study of Law, Language and Cognition, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Brooklyn Law School, USA VOLKER TRIEBEL is a partner at Lovells in Dusseldorf, Germany

EAN: 9780230203501
ISBN: 0230203507
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Dimensions: 21.59 x 13.97 x 1.78 centimetres (0.41 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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