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Confs: Forensic Ling/English/Boulogne sur Mer, France

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Message 1: International Conference: Clarity and Obscurity in Legal Language

Date: 08-Mar-2005
From: Anne Wagner <valwagnerfryahoo.com>
Subject: International Conference: Clarity and Obscurity in Legal Language

International Conference: Clarity and Obscurity in Legal Language

Date: 05-Jul-2005 - 09-Jul-2005
Location: Boulogne sur Mer, France
Contact: Anne Wagner
Contact Email: valwagnerfryahoo.com
Meeting URL: http://www.univ-littoral.fr/confinter2.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)

Meeting Description:

Key Words
Law, Legal language, Plain Language, Legal Translation, Legal Drafting and
Writing, Multilingualism and the Law, Common Law writing or drafting vs Civil
law writing or drafting, Simplification, Readability, Access to the Law,
Document Design, Computer-assisted authoring.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

From 5 July to 9 July 2005
Boulogne-sur-Mer (France)
Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: French and English
Organised under the auspices of CERCLE, équipe VolTer (Vocabulaire, Lexique et
Terminologie) and of LARJ (Laboratoire d'Analyse et de Recherche Juridiques) -
Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale in collaboration with Clarity.

Organising Committee

Co-Chairs:
Anne WAGNER, Maître de Conférences
Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale

and

Prof. Joseph KIMBLE
President and Membership Secretary of Clarity
Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Members:

Nicole Fernbach
Jurilinguist
Juricom, Inc® and Centre International de Lisibilité, Inc®

Francesca Quint
Barrister, Statute Law Society and 11 Old Square

Pierre-André Lecocq
Professor
Université de Lille II

Conference Office:
Catherine Wadoux and Monique Randon
34 Grande Rue
B.P. 751
62321 Boulogne-sur-Mer Cédex
Tel: 03-21-99-43-00
Fax: 03-21-99-43-91
Mail : clarity2005univ-littoral.fr

Conference Website: http://www.univ-littoral.fr/confinter2.htm
Webmaster: Samuel Adam

Program Committee

Co-chairs:
Anne WAGNER, Maître de Conférences

and

Nicole Fernbach, Jurilinguist, Centre International de Lisibilité®

Members:
- Olivier Carton, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale
- Ross Charnock, Université Paris 9 - Dauphine
- Jan Engberg, Aarhus School of Business
- Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy, National University of Ireland
- Lawrence Solan, Brooklyn Law School
- Maurizio Gotti, University of Bergamo and CERLIS
- Vijay K. Bhatia, City University of Hong Kong and GILD MMC
- Danièle Bourcier, CNRS, Université Paris II
- Lionel Levert, Department of Justice, Canada
- Pascale Berteloot, European Commission
- William Lutz, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey
- Christopher Balmford, CEO, Cleardocs
- Daniel Fasquelle, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Director of the Laboratoire
d'Analyse et de Recherche Juridiques- LARJ, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale

DRAFT PROGRAM

To view the draft program for the conference, please visit our website at
http://www.univ-littoral.fr/confinter2.htm
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