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The advantages and dangers of intelligence analysis in perjury cases

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Perjury Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795383
eISBN:
9780199919314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795383.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes the advantages of good intelligence analysis in perjury cases, the dangers of poor intelligence analysis, and the possible motivations underlying indictments for perjury and ... More


The Language of Perjury Cases

Roger W Shuy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795383
eISBN:
9780199919314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795383.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book describes the contributions of linguistics to the intelligence gathering and analysis in the legal context by showing the way evidence is analyzed in eleven perjury cases. Beginning with a ... More


Pious Perjury in Scott's The Heart of Midlothian

Julia Simon-Kerr

in Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines a legal norm that appears to empower women, arguing that in reality it imposes its own constricting demand for conformity: a woman may manifest strength and agency by refusing ... More


Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Wendie E Schneider

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Engines of Truth explores the history of nineteenth-century British trial procedure from the novel viewpoint of efforts to control perjury. Perjury emerged as an acute problem in the Victorian era: ... More


Derrida's Secret: Perjury, Testimony, Oath

Charles Barbour

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424998
eISBN:
9781474434911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424998.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Against the backdrop of a series of recent political events (the Snowden Affair, the Manning Affair, Wikileaks, Clinton’s private email account, and so forth), this book argues that secrecy is a ... More


The Rise and Fall of Perjury Prosecutions

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the midcentury turn to perjury prosecutions as the main guarantor of testimonial veracity, and the prosecution of perjurers over the ensuing decades, revealing how a ... More


Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Lawrence Stone

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a set of detailed case studies about how the break-up and dissolution of marriages was contrived before the first Divorce Act in 1857. Individuals in their own words explain their ... More


Is Lying Worse than Merely Misleading? 1

Jennifer M. Saul

in Lying, Misleading, and What is Said: An Exploration in Philosophy of Language and in Ethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199603688
eISBN:
9780191745454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603688.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the moral preference for merely misleading over lying. It argues that no such preference can be adequately defended: acts of merely misleading are not, in general, morally ... More


Some Interesting Cases

Jennifer M. Saul

in Lying, Misleading, and What is Said: An Exploration in Philosophy of Language and in Ethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199603688
eISBN:
9780191745454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603688.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores some historically important or philosophically interesting cases of lying and misleading, drawing on the views developed in the previous chapters.


Cross-frontier Offences

Michael Hirst

in Jurisdiction and the Ambit of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245390
eISBN:
9780191715013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245390.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the problems that arise when the territorial principle is applied to transnational or cross-frontier offences. It begins by looking at the general rule, under which an offence ... More


Perjury and proof of perjury

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Perjury Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795383
eISBN:
9780199919314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795383.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Perjury law, which usually applies to courtroom testimony under oath, is briefly described. Critical aspects include the need for both the questioner and the respondent to have a mutual understanding ... More


How linguists examine the language of perjury

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Perjury Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795383
eISBN:
9780199919314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795383.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter introduces the linguistic tools that were used in the case examples of the following chapters: the speech event context, schema, agendas as revealed by the topics and responses to topics ... More


False statements and fraud in a bank loan

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Perjury Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795383
eISBN:
9780199919314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795383.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A real estate development company was in financial trouble and secured a second mortgage bank loan on a failing shopping mall that it owned. As they attempted to negotiate with the bank to forestall ... More


Perjury charges for a shipping company executive

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Perjury Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795383
eISBN:
9780199919314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795383.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes the perjury charges of a shipping executive who was the shipping agent for the Khian Sea. After two years of sailing around the world trying to unload several tons of ... More


Perjury charges for another shipping company executive

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Perjury Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795383
eISBN:
9780199919314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795383.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In a follow-up case involving the government’s effort to discover what happened to the incinerator ash dumped by the Khian Sea into the ocean, the grand jury testimony of the vice-president of the ... More


The Treason Trials Act of 1696: The Advent of Defense Counsel

John H. Langbein

in The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287239
eISBN:
9780191718137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287239.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

In criminal prosecutions for high treason, the crown was always represented by counsel, but the rule against defense counsel prevented the defendants from having a lawyer. In the decade preceding the ... More


The Prosecutorial Origins of Defense Counsel

John H. Langbein

in The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287239
eISBN:
9780191718137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287239.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

In the 1730s, English judges began to depart from the rule against defense counsel in cases of felony, by allowing counsel to examine and cross-examine witnesses. This change in practice effectively ... More


Perjury

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

At common law, perjury was considered one of the most odious of offenses. According to William Hawkins, perjury ‘is of all Crimes whatsoever the most Infamous and Detestable’. Under the Code of ... More


A doctor charged with perjury

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Perjury Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795383
eISBN:
9780199919314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795383.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In this case, a bilingual emergency room physician, native of the Philippines but trained in the United States, attended to a young girl who was brought by her parents to the hospital for second ... More


A union representative charged with perjury

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Perjury Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795383
eISBN:
9780199919314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795383.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A carpenter’s union business representative, who was native speaker of Hawaiian Creole and Hawaiian Pidgin English, was charged with perjury when, in his testimony at the trial of two union ... More


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