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Published: 17 April 2014

176 Pages


ISBN: 9780198714538

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The Language of Law

Andrei Marmor

  • Examines whether legislation can be considered a kind of speech act, and whether this affects the courts' interpretation of legislation
  • Uses recent advances in the philosophy of language, such as pragmatics and speech-act theory
  • Enables a clearer understanding of the relationship between language and law

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