Language and the Law: Proceedings of a Conference
W.S. Hein, Jan 1, 2003 - Law - 437 pages
To celebrate the acquisition of its one-millionth volume,the Jamail Center for Legal Research decided to organize amajor international conference on language and the law atthe University of Texas School of Law in Austin. Theconference brought together the world's leading scholars,lawyers, and law librarians, who pooled their knowledge andexperience in an effort to make sense of the development oflanguage and the law throughout history and in the presenttime. Among the topics covered: the Age of Rastell, theevolution of legal lexicography, storytelling in law, thelanguage of the law, law in context, and the role of lawlibraries.
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