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Published: 21 February 2019

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780190900007

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Legal Translation Outsourced

Juliette R. Scott

Oxford Studies in Language and Law

  • Provides the only current reference on commercial legal translation performed outside institutions worldwide
  • Empirical evidence reveals serious market dysfunctions, dangers and risk, including threats to justice
  • Proposes an original theoretical model to aid both legal translators and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrates how briefing can considerably improve the fitness-for-purpose of translated legal texts