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Media: Article on Linguistic Profiling

Submitter: Michael Erard

Submitter Email: erard@lucidwork.com
Media Body: An article, "Language Matters," on John Baugh's work on linguistic
profiling appears in the July/August issue of Legal Affairs, a new
general interest magazine on the law & legal issues.

http://www.legalaffairs.org/july_august2002/july_august2002_stories04.html

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Issue Number: 13.1841
Date Posted: July 02, 2002

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