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Mon Sep 17 2007

FYI: Call for Papers in a Book

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Message 1: Call for Papers in a Book
Date: 15-Sep-2007
From: Akinola Odebunmi <akinodebyahoo.com>
Subject: Call for Papers in a Book
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CALL FOR PAPERS IN A BOOK: THE LANGUAGE AND DISCOURSE OF LAW

Papers are invited from scholars working on the language and discourse of
law for publication in the book, Exploring the Language and Discourse of
Law. The papers, which could be of any length, should address the topics
below or any other one that is considered relevant to the use of language
in the legal profession and allying disciplines:

The historical context of legal discourse
Language in the courtroom
Inter-textuality and the register of law
Persons and policies in the language of law
Archaisms and legal discourse
The language of legal documents (contracts, agreements, etc.)
Criminality and legal discourse
Medicine and legal discourse
Language and policing
Sociology and legal discourse
The family and legal discourse
The law and literary discourse
Land disputes and legal discourse
Language use in tribunals
Language use in lawyer/client/witness encounters
Language use in lawyer/police encounters
Internet and legal discourse

The deadline for submission of articles is January 31, 2008. Authors should
adopt the APA referencing style. Electronic or hard copies of the papers
should be sent to the following addresses:

Dr. M.A. Alo
Department of English,
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria.
E-mail: baloakanbiyahoo.com

Dr. Akin Odebunmi
Department of English,
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria.
E-mail: akinodebyahoo.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics



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