March 18, 2016

Shuy on the Language of Murder Cases

In case you missed it:

Roger W. Shuy, The Language of Murder Cases: Intentionality, Predisposition, and Voluntariness (Oxford University Press, 2014).

  • Describes fifteen murder cases for which Roger Shuy served as an expert language witness
  • Explains the issues at stake in murder trials for lawyers and linguists
  • Examines how vague legal terminology can be clarified by analysis of the language used by suspects, defendants, law enforcement officers, and attorneys

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