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Journal Title: Canadian Journal of Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   58/1
Issue Title: Temporal and Modal Dimensions of Legal Discourses
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: Introduction
Benjamin Shaer
http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.shaer.html

Deontic contexts and the interpretation of disjunction in legal discourse
Martin Aher
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.aher.html

Some linguistic properties of legal notices
Nicholas Allott, Benjamin Shaer
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.allott.html

"Always speaking"?: Interpreting the present tense in statutes
Neal Goldfarb
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.goldfarb.html

Is legal English "going European"?: The case of the simple present
Christopher Williams
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.williams.html

Reviews / Comptes Rendus

Coordination in syntax by Niina Ning Zhang (review)
Anna Bondaruk
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.bondaruk.html

nłeʔképmxcín: Thompson River Salish speech by Steven M. Egesdal, M. Terry Thompson, and Mandy N. Jimmie (review)
Karsten Koch
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.koch.html

Complex Predicates: The syntax-morphology interface by Leila Lomashvili (review)
Anna Malicka-Kleparska
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.malicka-kleparska.html

Anaphora and language design by Eric Reuland (review)
Francesco-Alessio Ursini
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.ursini.html

The sociolinguistics of globalization by Jan Blommaert (review)
Zhiying Xin
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/canadian_journal_of_linguistics/v058/58.1.xin.html

The Canadian Journal of Linguistics publishes articles of original research in linguistics in both English and French. The articles deal with linguistic theory, linguistic description of English, French and a variety of other natural languages, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, first and second language acquisition, and other areas of interest to linguists.

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Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
 
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