Just Words

About the Author: John M. Conley

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  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • Just Words
  • John M. Conley
  • 07 November 2018
  • 022648436X

Just Words Is It Just Words When A Lawyer Cross Examines A Rape Victim In The Hopes Of Getting Her To Admit An Interest In Her Attacker Is It Just Words When The Supreme Court Hands Down A Decision Or When Business People Draw Up A Contract In Tackling The Question Of How An Abstract Entity Exerts Concrete Power, Just Words Focuses On What Has Become The Central Issue In Law And Language Research What Language Reveals About The Nature Of Legal Power John M Conley, William M O Barr, And Robin Conley Riner Show How The Microdynamics Of The Legal Process And The Largest Questions Of Justice Can Be Fruitfully Explored Through The Field Of Linguistics Each Chapter Covers A Language Based Approach To A Different Area Of The Law, From The Cross Examinations Of Victims And Witnesses To The Inequities Of Divorce Mediation Combining Analysis Of Common Legal Events With A Broad Range Of Scholarship On Language And Law, Just Words Seeks The Reality Of Power In The Everyday Practice And Application Of The Law As The Only Study Of Its Type, The Book Is The Definitive Treatment Of The Topic That Will Be Welcomed By Students And Specialists Alike This Third Edition Brings This Essential Text Up To Date With New Chapters On Nonverbal, Or Multimodal, Communication In Legal Settings And Law, Language, And Race.