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Published: 15 September 2005

208 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195181661

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Creating Language Crimes

How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Roger W. Shuy

  • The first accessible book of its kind, written by the senior figure in forensic linguistics
  • 11 conversational strategies used in 12 actual criminal cases
  • The author has aided the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives in various impeachment proceedings, and has deliberated on some 500 cases in 26 states.