Journals Higher Education



01 April 2014

288 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780199354832

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The Language of Murder Cases

Intentionality, Predisposition, and Voluntariness

Roger W. Shuy

  • 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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